Chaotic careers education in England's schools could jeopardise the UK's future economic prosperity, says education watchdog Ofsted. Lack of an "overarching government strategy" means a generation is leaving school unready for work, it argues.
Genetics outweighs teaching, Gove adviser tells his boss | Education in England is no better than mediocre, and billions of pounds have been wasted on pointless university courses and Sure Start schemes for young children, Michael Gove's departing special adviser has written. Dominic Cummings also argues that "real talent" is rare among the nation's teachers
Only a tiny proportion of school leaders support the Government’s plan to force all schools to become academies, a new survey suggests.
Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget earlier this month confirmed that every school in England would be on its way to becoming an academy by 2020 – whether local parents and teachers supported the move or not.
The plans would end the century-old role local councils have played in running education in their areas, including in primary scho...