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Well, Wednesday was quite a day, wasn't it? It felt like the nation was holding a collective breath until George Osborne rose from his seat to deliver the much-anticipated Spending Review.  Poking through the opinions since then, it seems that no-one knows exactly how the Spending Review will...

There's a lot of commentary doing the rounds about how Michael Gove and the DfE have fared during their first 100 days.  Here's a quick round-up - if you know of any more, please add your comment below.  I'm keen to see more commentary from the education...

The wave of stories, Tweets and publicity about David Cameron’s speech about “Big Society” made me stop and think – aren’t School Governors already “doing” Big Society? Setting aside the political arguments for and against...

Education Secretary Michael Gove has written to all primary and secondary schools in England inviting them to become academies. Academies are state-funded schools which are independent of local authority control. Schools rated as outstanding by inspectors could be fast-tracked into academy status for the autumn. Education Secretary Michael Gove...