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Academy schools now in £25m debt as taxpayer’s money is siphoned off into the...

A new investigation by the BBC has revealed that 113 academies have run up debt of nearly £25million - numbers which raise 'serious concerns about the accountability' of the system, according to Meg Hillier,...

Derby Teaching Assistants strike after 25% wage cut, Labour-led council compares them to Thatcher’s...

Labour-led Derby City Council have sparked outrage by comparing their dispute with striking school support workers to that between Margaret Thatcher and the striking miners in the 1980s, before threatening to “starve them back...
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PMQs: Corbyn destroys Cameron’s academy plans. And Headteachers are already resigning over them.

George Osborne announced in March's Budget that all state-run schools will be forced to become academies by 2020. Apparently, this is a fantabulous idea and will make all schools so much better. During today's PMQs,...

Teachers vote for strike ballot over Tories’ ‘business opportunity’ academy plans

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) union is calling for a one-day strike during the summer term over the Government's plan to turn every school in to an academy by 2020. The union has voted...

Why are the Tories so determined to ignore the teaching crisis?

As part of new education reforms to make life harder for pupils and tougher on teachers, the Government now plans to scrap QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) for trainee teachers. Currently, a trainee teacher receives QTS...

Forget ‘cheating watches’! UK students admit using micro spy tech to cheat in exams

The BBC published a story on Thursday regarding several teachers who complained about 'cheating watches' being sold online to aid students in exams. Seeing as many schools, colleges and universities actively ban even analogue watches in...
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