Tag Archives: academies

‘Right to request’ or responsibility to provide? (updated)

7 Dec

‘Right to request’ or responsibility to provide? (updated)

Comment on Nicky Morgan’s speech to the 2015 Conservative Party Conference. Plus update on ‘right to request’ policy.

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updated: ‘Coasting’ + Consultation on not consulting and Academies now included)

7 Dec

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updated: ‘Coasting’ + Consultation on not consulting and Academies now included)

The Education and Adoption Bill and measures on “coasting” schools

Talking point: Accident of birth? The challenge of coastal communities

19 Nov

Talking point: Accident of birth? The challenge of coastal communities

In an article in ‘SecEd’, “Combatting the coastal school challenges”, Heath Monk’ highlights the challenges coastal schools face and a study by Dr Tanya Ovenden-Hope, ‘Coastal Academies: Changing school cultures in disadvantaged coastal regions in England’.

ICT supports you – so give us some more support!

13 Nov

ICT supports you – so give us some more support!

The work of a school ICT technician

Government’s double standards on academies and raising standards

9 Nov

Government’s double standards on academies and raising standards

High-performing, council-run schools in England should be allowed to sponsor struggling schools without becoming academies first, according to the Local Government Association.