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Educational Excellence Everywhere – the threat has not gone away.

In May the government published a schools White Paper – Educational Excellence Everywhere. Given political developments since then it seems like an age ago. At this moment the new Education Secretary is shortly to be announced. The policy future is … Continue reading

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Latest issue – The time is now: reconstructing high quality, democratic, public education.

The summer number of Forum is now available online. The full list of contents are here. The editorial is open access, as is the journal’s response to the White Paper ‘Educational Excellence Everywhere.’ Other content in the journal can be … Continue reading

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Educational excellence everywhere: Nicky Morgan’s U-Turn.

The DfE U-Turn We recently published our full response to the white paper, Educational excellence everywhere (DfE 2016). Yesterday the government it announced it will not pursue the forced academisation of ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ schools (designations determined by Ofsted, not … Continue reading

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Education excellence everywhere: Forum’s response to the white paper

In March 2016 the government published its white paper – ‘Education excellence everywhere.’ (DfE, 2016). This sets out the government’s policy agenda for schools in England for its term in office through to 2020. As such it is an extremely … Continue reading

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