Russell Hobby

Ofsted 'Cutting And Pasting' School Reports

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Ofsted has been accused of "cutting and pasting" school inspection reports after two documents contained a number of identical sentences and phrases, ...

Ofsted Chief Makes Dramatic U-Turn On No-Notice Inspections

PA | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Ofsted's controversial chief inspector made a U-turn on one of his key policies on Tuesday. Sir Michael Wilshaw has backed down on contentious plan...

Heads Need Parents' Backing To Challenge Government, Says Union

PA | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Headteachers must win the backing of parents rather than simply striking if they are to challenge government policies effectively and promote their ow...

Heads May Boycott Controversial Reading Tests

PA | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Headteachers could boycott the Government's controversial new reading test for six-year-olds if it is used "as a stick to beat schools with", a union ...

'Draconian': Unions Attack Gove's Plans To Sack Bad Teachers In A Term

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Michael Gove has defended new proposals which would allow bad teachers to be sacked in a term, despite criticism from union leaders that the plans wer...

Schools Without Leaders A 'Worrying' Possibility

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Schools could be left without leaders as "worrying trends" reveal hundreds struggle to recruit headteachers, allegedly due to pay cuts and rising work...