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A learning support assistant tells Sarah Aston about the unintended effects Labour’s inclusion policy is having on mainstream schools over a decade after it was introduced. Illustration by John Levers
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says education budget boost will have 'near religious status' in future coalition talks
New study by CSMA club highlights gap between public and private sector attitudes to work
The National Audit Office finds no evidence that Capita inflated management fees or deliberately delayed payments to suppliers in Civil Service Learning contract, but watchdog does not pass judgement on overall value for money of the scheme. CSW looks at the report's key findings
From the homeless and crime victims to the abused children of Rotherham, Louise Casey has spent her career fighting for society’s most vulnerable. Sarah Aston meets her. Photos by Tal Cohen
Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude confirms that Standard Life's Sir Gerry Grimstone will review work of the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments
The London mayor’s adoring paean to Churchill sometimes reads as an effort to reflect some glory back onto its author, writes John Ashmore
Separate reports by the Communities and Local Government and Education committees raise questions about education watchdog Ofsted
MPs on the Public Administration Committee warn Capability Plan focus too 'narrow' and mid-management skills being 'hollowed out'
Education secretary Nicky Morgan confirms BP's John Hughes and Centre Forum's James Kempton to join Ofsted board as non-executive members
Business minister Matt Hancock appoints Graham Farrant as new chief executive of the Land Registry
Journalist, doctor and academic Ben Goldacre - author of the acclaimed books Bad Science and Bad Pharma - tells CSW what works and what doesn't in the civil service
Department for Education announces members for commission on new ways to assess pupil ability
CSW asked Conservative MP and former children's minister Tim Loughton to appraise the UK civil service
If at first you don’t succeed… maybe trying and trying again is actually not such a great idea
"Michael has been nothing but supportive" education secretary says while asserting her authority over the department
Sir David Bell calls for more trust in teachers and schools – and for an independent body to set education strategy
Home Secretary Theresa May’s plans to deport foreign graduates stalled
“Marmitey” Civil Service Learning programme is not a finished product, say officials
“I pushed through the tuition fees reforms”
New chief executive of the civil service John Manzoni named “clarity, accountability and delegation” as “opportunities for improvement” in public sector management.
The UK’s system of training and skills provision is growing increasingly out of step with the needs of the modern economy and that change is needed if the UK workforce is to remain competitively skilled, according to new research.