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A major week for schools, but the most significant reform has attracted the least interest.

(0) Comments | Posted 8 February 2013 | (17:39)

To say this has been a momentous week for English schools, teachers and pupils would be an understatement.

Newspapers and blogs have been electric with news of education secretary Michael Gove's now famous u-turn over the planned GCSE replacements, the English Baccalaureate Certificates (EBCs), the overhauled national curriculum and...

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An Interesting - and Awkward - Week for England's Classroom Unions

(0) Comments | Posted 30 January 2013 | (17:31)

Will they or won't they? Will the NASUWT and the NUT - the two biggest classroom unions - call their members out on strike this spring or not? Angry though they are about any number of perceived attacks on teachers, it is far from certain that either believe they have...

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Never a Quiet Minute With Michael Gove at the Tiller

(0) Comments | Posted 23 January 2013 | (17:06)

In the last seven days the TES Big Ed Blog has covered the ever-changing world of education, while also gently ribbing it.

Rather extraordinarily, education secretary Michael Gove has managed since the beginning of the week to make two major A-level announcements - firstly he...

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David Walliams Drops by School Ahead of New Role as Chemistry Teacher

(0) Comments | Posted 22 January 2013 | (15:19)

Exciting news reaches us from Southwest London. David Walliams, comedy actor, charity swimmer extraordinaire and children's author, is preparing for a new lead role as a science teacher in a BBC sitcom about secondary school life.

Walliams, we understand, has even gone so far as visiting one or two...

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