A disciplinary panel to decide on the future of a Nottinghamshire headteacher has heard she displayed racist attitudes.Read the full story ›
Ofsted welcomes today's report and will consider its recommendations carefully.
As the chief inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw, made clear to the committee last year, sudden changes in governance and leadership can have a significant impact on the standards in education.
These Birmingham schools were no exception.
Ofsted is committed to ensuring that such drastic declines are not repeated elsewhere and will continue to work closely with other agencies to identify and investigate any areas of concern.All schools have an expectation on them to teach values such as tolerance and the rule of law and prepare pupils for life in modern Britain. This is outlined in guidance issued by the DfE and Ofsted inspects schools against the criteria in this guidance.
The Education Select Committee Chairman has said improvements should be made to the way investigations like those at the so-called Trojan Horse schools are carried out.
Graham Stuart MP spoke to ITV News about a report released claiming that there was a "worrying and wasteful" lack of collaboration between the numerous inquiries into the Trojan Horse scandal in Birmingham.
There was a "worrying and wasteful" lack of collaboration between the numerous inquiries into the Trojan Horse scandal, MPs have warned.Read the full story ›
A report has been released claiming that there was a "worrying and wasteful" lack of collaboration between the numerous inquiries into the Trojan Horse scandal in Birmingham.
MPs from the Commons Education Select Committee have warned that questions also need to be asked about the reliability of Ofsted's inspections - after the watchdog failed to recognise the problems at the schools when it first visited.
Four separate investigations were conducted into the alleged plot by hardline Muslims to seize control of a number of school governing boards in Birmingham.
While no evidence of radicalisation was found, the findings, specifically Ofsted inspections, did raise concerns that in some schools governors had exerted inappropriate influence over how schools were run.
Hundreds of vulnerable children in Leicester have been put at risk after the City Council failed to allocate a social worker to those who needed one.
Two senior staff members have left the authority over the issue and now the City Mayor's has put himself in charge of turning around the Children's Services Department.
Sir Peter Soulsby says he will take 'urgent and swift action' to make sure children across the city are kept safe.
In January, Ofsted inspected the children's services department at Leicester. Ofsted will publish its final conclusions on Friday 20th March.
Free schools are centrally-funded state schools which are out of local authority control and set up by groups such as parents, and teachers.Read the full story ›
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The changes to children's social care services come because City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby said 'serious failings' still need to be addressed.Read the full story ›
Marion Plant says there needs to be a 'culture shift' in attitudes towards apprenticeships. National Apprenticeship Week starts today.Read the full story ›