School’s out!

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The summer holidays are under way, but for some children, the studying – and the homework – will continue.
It was a moment of pure joy: school was out for summer.
Your school bag was shoved in the back of a cupboard. School shoes went the same way. ..

EBacc target confirmed

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The government has confirmed its ambition for 90% of year 10 pupils to study EBacc GCSEs – English, maths, history or geography, the sciences and a language – by 2025.

The original Implementing the English Baccalaureate consultation, which closed 18..

Jo Johnson: Value for Money?

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Tomorrow, Jo Johnson (the Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation) is delivering a speech to the Reform think tank on ‘Securing VFM for students in HE’. In plain English, VFM means ‘value-for-money’. So the speech could be ten tim..

EBacc target for 90% of pupils delayed

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Plans to make 90% of pupils in England study the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) by 2020 have been abandoned.
Instead 75% of pupils will be expected to study this combination of core academic subjects by 2022, Education Secretary Justine Greening anno..