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Primary school places appeals: Parents are faced with ‘meaningless’ process, warns Labour

Thousands of parents will miss out on their first choice of primary school this week, with families in the worst affected areas facing a “virtually meaningless” appeals process. Parents will not know whether their four-year-olds will be go to their preferred school until Wednesday, when 600,000 children will be allocated their primary school places.



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Primary school places: Compulsory school age at risk of becoming two as parents race for best performing primary education, warns report

An unofficial compulsory school starting age of two has been introduced around the country as desperate parents try to get their children into the best performing primary schools, says a report out today.



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Gap in financial education warns AM

Some Welsh pupils are leaving school with virtually no financial education, claims Plaid Cymru AM Bethan Jenkins.
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Wilshaw warns staffroom ‘moaners’

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw says that teachers should stop presenting themselves as “victims”.
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‘We should not pander to extremism’: Michael Gove warns over segregation of men and women in university lectures

Education Secretary Michael Gove has urged university leaders to withdraw guidance endorsing the segregation of men and women in debates and lectures featuring Islamic speakers.


    








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‘We should not pander to extremism’: Michael Gove warns over segregation of men and women in university lectures

Education Secretary Michael Gove has urged university leaders to withdraw guidance endorsing the segregation of men and women in debates and lectures featuring Islamic speakers.


    








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Too many teachers have no respect for authority, warns chief schools inspector

Too many teachers have no respect for authority and are hampering schools’ attempts to improve standards, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said on Thursday.


    

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Teachers have no respect for authority, warns chief schools inspector

Too many teachers have no respect for authority and are hampering schools’ attempts to improve standards, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said on Thursday.


    








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Labour failed to fulfil promise to improve pupil literacy rates, warns party’s former education adviser Michael Barber

Labour failed to do enough to see its drive to improve pupils’ literacy through, the man behind the programme has acknowledged.


    








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State schools ‘an open door for evangelical groups to push creationism,’ warns study

Evangelical Christian groups committed to converting young people are being allowed access to children in state schools because of the marginalisation of religious education, a new study warns.


    








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