Welcome to Policy Eye, a weekly service from Policy Watch offering a regular round up of UK education headlines and stories from over the previous 7days.read more
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Policy Watch is our regular policy update service, covering national and international developments in the world of education. We try to keep things simple, sharing the latest news and information with you through weekly updates, monthly summaries, papers and events.
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A month which has seen the test and exam season in full swing, the government support the expansion of existing grammar schools, the Education Secretary start to tackle teacher workload and school accountability, T Level, Institute of Technology and maths centre development move up a gear, Oxbridge student intake come under scrutiny and new missions set for the Industrial Strategy.read more
Welcome to Policy Eye, a weekly service from Policy Watch offering a regular round up of UK education headlines and stories from over the previous 7 days.read more
Progressing slowly. The latest week in education summarised in this week's Policy Eye.read more
It’s been a month which has seen the Office for Students formally take its place in the HE landscape, a wave of critical reports greet the apprenticeship levy’s first birthday, the Education Committee announce important new inquiries on funding and SEND, Ofqual publish its latest annual survey on views of qualifications, and NFER tasked with developing the new reception baseline assessment tool.read more