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Tuition Archive

Government to fund half tutoring scheme costs amid budget concerns from schools

The Department for Education originally planned to pay a quarter of the cost of the National Tutoring Programme next year.

UK private school fees rise 5.6%

Fees at the UK's private schools have risen by 5.6 per cent from last year, according to figures from the Independent Schools Council.

Wednesday briefing: Are standardised tests failing children?

In today’s newsletter: Sats tests have left students in tears, and teachers and parents calling for an overhaul. Here’s how they are supposed to work –...

Historic Lambeth girls school to shut due to shortage of pupils

St Martin-In-The-Fields High School for Girls will shut to most year groups this summer and cease operating completely in 2024

Why don’t we screen for comprehension?

Our assessment of children’s reading skills is currently missing a crucial component, says Megan Dixon

Our ‘obsession’ with phonics has worked

On reading and in many other areas of education policy, the Labour Party remains in hoc to the views of the teacher unions

A-levels, T-levels and BTecs: A guide to the 2023 exams

For many pupils, it is the first time they will have sat formal exams, because GCSEs did not go ahead as normal during the pandemic. This...

Why primary pupils still need maths catch-up support

The extent to which Covid learning loss is still affecting primary pupils in Maths has been revealed by new research, which suggests that schools will be...

Bedworth school nominated in UK’s Oscars of education – the TES Schools Awards 2023

The school, which is part of the Griffin Schools Trust, has to wait to find out until next month to find out if it has won

Rise in working students ‘should prompt radical teaching rethink’

Cost-of-living crisis has driven many more to find paid work alongside studies, with universities reassessing practices as a result

Private schools told ‘less virtue signalling, more keeping fees down’

Tory MP tells institutions, said to have slave trade links, to focus more on offering value for money instead of paying reparations

Korean universities to consider bullying records in admissions

But academics express scepticism, saying policy does not tackle ‘root’ of problem behaviour