Despite the growth in academies, finding talented people willing to serve as governors remains crucial.
Posts Tagged: academies
The Chancellor has not always been well treated by his neighbour, and deserves support over public spending. But he has mishandled his internal position over Brexit.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Other than saying, “the state should stay out of things”, they haven’t had much to say. This must change. They need to set out how they’d do things better.
The way it is behaving on the Isle of Wight is crass – and risks further damage to education outcomes.
She’s only been in power for a few months but there have already been ten notable policy changes.
“Leaving the EU does not mean we are stepping back from our commitment to the security of our continent.” Fallon’s Conference Speech: full text
Defeating Daesh will help keep Britain’s streets safe.
But too often the switch to comprehensives meant mixed ability, equality of outcomes and the head being beaten up.
They will be adding to a diverse state education system far removed from the binary system of the past.
Far from a throwback to the past, the public needs urgently to see that this welcome debate is about equipping us for a post-Brexit future.
Sam Freedman: Selective schools destroy choice and competition. Why Conservatives should oppose May’s plans.
We have to accept that they represent a trade-off between a small minority than benefit and large majority that are penalised.
More schools apply each month to gain their independence.
Academic selection provides both an incentive to play by the rules that will stand children in good stead in later life – and a means of escaping those who don’t.
Judy Terry: Councils should consider their own failings in school management before attacking academies
Navigating the bureaucracy can be tortuous and time-consuming.
Managing the controversial White Paper through into action is a formidable task for the woman who is mulling a future crack at the leadership.