Tag Archives: academies

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Update: U-turn on compulsory academies)

18 May

Do academies raise standards? The “ideology” of rushed, forced academisation without consultation (Update: U-turn on compulsory academies)

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

Educational excellence everywhere? (updated)

6 May

Educational excellence everywhere? (updated)

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