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‘We’ve cut everything’: governors discuss the school funding crisis

​Ever-decreasing budgets, a new national funding formula (NFF) and reports of headteachers asking parents to plug holes in finances – schools in the UK are feeling the pinch.This leaves many governors with the difficult task of trying to raise standards while having no option but to make cuts. We spoke to three governors to get a fro...
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Sex and relationship education

To kick off our new bite-size series covering education policy, we start with Sex and Relationship Education (SRE). This is a timely topic in light of a new bid to force the government to make personal, social and health education (PSHE) compulsory in schools.What is SRE?Sex and relationship education (SRE) is aimed at helping and supporting young ...
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The London Challenge

Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, PhD student at LSE and Political Science and Director of Research, Centre for the Study of Market Reform in Education (CMRE), shares his thoughts on one of the most talked about issues in education. 'The London Challenge' a policy designed to create a "step change" in the performance of London secondary schools. An imp...
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14 large (and small) ways artificial intelligence could transform teaching and learning

"The education system needs to ensure that it reflects the needs of the future, and prepares children for life with AI and for a labour market whose needs may well be unpredictable."In its report, AI in the UK: Ready, Willing and Able?, the House of Lords Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI) considered how this technology will affect many aspe...
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