August has been a month of exam results but also much more for the world of education.read more
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The PM's awayday for the Cabinet has set the tone for a back to work mood for many in education.read more
No photoshots of jumping in the air but five reflections on this year's A' level results and coverage of plenty of other stories.read more
A lot of the headlines may have been about grammar schools but there have been plenty of other developments of note this week.
The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of education and skills in her first Cabinet meeting, the Education Secretary issued a statement on schools funding, MPs debated the HE Bill, and 17 reports were rushed out before the summer break.read more