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David Laws calls for Ofsted to have power to investigate academy chains

David Laws, the Schools minister, has called for Ofsted to be given greater powers to investigate the performance of the Conservatives’ academy schools, opening a new rift with Michael Gove, the Education Secretary.

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Free School teachers to strike at STEM 6 in Islington

Earlier this week, it was announced that teachers at the STEM 6 Academy, a newly opened 16-18 free school in Islington, had voted to take strike action in support of their demand for union recognition in a ballot organised by their union, the NUT.

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250 people pack into the West London Education Question Time

Over 250 people packed into st Paul’s church in Hammersmith. The audience were made up of teachers, governors and parents.

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