Tag Archives: academies

Lack of guidance for schools on how to handle pupil exclusions

18 Nov

Lack of guidance for schools on how to handle pupil exclusions

Article in Schools Week and comments by Voice’s Morris Charlton

Comment on grammar school plans. Vote in our poll on selection and social mobility. Take part in our survey

31 Oct

Comment on grammar school plans. Vote in our poll on selection and social mobility. Take part in our survey

Have your say on the education green paper, which includes proposals for new grammar schools, and vote in our poll: “Is academic selection at 11 an appropriate ‘engine’ to promote social mobility?”. Take part in our survey. Read General Secretary’s ‘SecEd’ article.

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updates)

27 Oct

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updates)

The Education and Adoption Bill and measures on “coasting” schools. Plus updates on forced academisation programme and Queen’s Speech.

From purdah to paralysis

30 Jun

From purdah to paralysis

The STRB’s Report delayed by ‘purdah’ ahead of the EU Referendum. Now machinery of government seems to be in a state of paralysis… school, college and nursery professionals waiting – not only for the STRB report, but also for: Schools National Funding Formula; the early years workforce strategy…and announcements on apprenticeships.

Educational excellence everywhere? (updated)

6 May

Educational excellence everywhere? (updated)

Education White Paper: “Educational excellence everywhere”