In Depth

Will the arrival of the EBacc boost young people's attainment?

After months of speculation, Michael Gove has revealed plans to change the exams system, with the new English Baccalaureate Certificate (EBacc) intended to bring about more academically rigorous standards

Proposal to boost pupil behaviour

A Hampshire school's inclusion unit may provide a blueprint for addressing behavioural problems of pupils.

Outstanding school is full of surprises

The Pendlebury Centre pupil referral unit in Stockport has just been awarded its fifth consecutive "outstanding" rating. Tom de Castella went to meet staff and pupils to find out how it achieves such success.

Children in care attainment tool

How a resource analysing education progress for looked-after children could "revolutionise" support.

Are schools funding plans fair?

Government proposals to revise the formula used to decide school funding is meant to move money to more deprived areas, but critics say changes place too much emphasis on pupils with additional needs.

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