North East A-Level results fall behind

10.08.21 There were more worrying signs of a growing North-South divide in education today, as A-Level students across the...

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Former Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield joins NPP

26.07.21 The former Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield is joining the board of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP)...

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Government’s ‘tunnel vision’ in education is failing to help children in deprived areas, shadow schools minister warns

11.03.21 The shadow minister for schools has warned that the government’s “tunnel vision” in education is failing to help...

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“A disadvantage chasm”: Long-term disadvantage in secondary schools

27.01.21 Our new report shows that the number of pupils from poorer backgrounds rose across many parts of the...

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Disadvantage to deprived Northern pupils compounded by weeks of lost learning

16.12.20 Northern pupils are still facing the biggest disruption to learning this year, the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) has...

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Number of disadvantaged pupils soars by 288,000

23.11.20 Top-up school funding must be targeted at the children who need it most, says the chair of the...

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Unfair school league tables fail to give accurate picture of pupil progress

11.11.20 Current DfE secondary school league tables are failing to give a fair picture of pupil progress by ignoring...

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Educating the North

29.01.18 Of all the requirements to deliver a meaningful Northern Powerhouse, there is perhaps nothing more important than high-quality...

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