Tag Archives: academies

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updated: All schools in England to become academies)

21 Apr

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Updated: All schools in England to become academies)

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

Educational excellence everywhere?

21 Apr

Educational excellence everywhere?

Education White Paper: “Educational excellence everywhere”

‘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.

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