School Standards

Badly Behaved Pupils Driving Teachers Out Of The Classroom

PA | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

One in four teachers do not think there is a good standard of behaviour in their school, according to government research. It reveals that many sti...

Coasting 'Satisfactory' Schools Let Down More Students Than Failing Institutions

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Schools which fail to improve after three inspections should be subject to a "three strikes and you're out policy", a think tank has recommended. S...

Tougher Teacher Training Needed To Raise Standards, Ofsted Says

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Tougher training should be given to teachers in a bid to raise standards in the classroom, an education watchdog has proposed. The guidelines, draw...

Failing Schools Rescued By Federation

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Failing schools have been turned around by sharing the same head teacher, an Ofsted report has said. All the 29 federated schools visited in the su...

Boarding Schools To Have Surprise Welfare Inspections, Says Ofsted

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Boarding schools will no longer be given time to prepare for Ofsted inspections examining student welfare, the watchdog has announced. Schools wil...