Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Ofsted Chairman Announced

By | 2017-08-15T15:23:14+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

The Department for Education has announced the new chairman of Ofsted as David Hoare, a man appointed for his vast business experience. Mr Hoare is currently a trustee of academy chain AET, after being brought in to help reverse a slide in its performance, and will take up his new post at the UK’s education regulator [...]

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Nick Boles replacing Matthew Hancock as Skills Minister

By | 2017-08-15T15:23:52+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

Earlier today it was confirmed that Conservative MP Nick Boles would be taking on a joint role at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Department for Education (DfE). After much speculation, the 48 year-old confirmed that he would be taking over from Matthew Hancock, who has been made the Minister of State [...]

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Cabinet reshuffle sees Nicky Morgan become the new Education Secretary

By | 2017-08-15T15:24:29+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan has replaced Michael Gove as the new Education Secretary. Following Michael Gove’s new role as Chief Whip, Ms Morgan will take up the post, alongside her brief for Women and Equalities. A member of the Conservative Party since the 2010 intake, she was appointed as a Conservative member of the Business, Innovation [...]

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School leavers to be forced to retake GCSE English and maths if they achieve less than a C Grade

By | 2017-08-15T15:25:13+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

School leavers who fail to achieve a grade C or above in English and maths will be made to continue studying the subjects until they are 18, starting from September. The announcement was made by Matthew Hancock MP and is part of the Government’s drive to improve maths and English standards. According to the Further Education [...]

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