Tag Archives: free schools

“Parental trigger” or shooting oneself in the foot?

16 Sep

“Parental trigger” or shooting oneself in the foot?

The New Schools Network is calling for the introduction of a “parental trigger” that could ultimately lead to the removal of a school’s headteacher.

Free schools cause for concern

9 May

Free schools cause for concern

The Commons Public Accounts Committee has raised concerns that oversight arrangements for free schools are not yet working effectively.

Poll Results: Free Schools – Qualified Teachers and the National Curriculum

12 Dec

Poll Results: Free Schools – Qualified Teachers and the National Curriculum

Results of poll

There’s only one QTS, Mr Gove

25 Nov

There’s only one QTS, Mr Gove

Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show, Michael Gove commented: “what’s called Qualified Teacher Status, which is a particular type of teaching qualification”

Gove’s “Chancellors”: new layer of bureaucracy or reinventing LEAs?

21 Nov

Gove’s “Chancellors”: new layer of bureaucracy or reinventing LEAs?

New cadre of school regulators called chancellors to be appointed by Michael Gove to oversee free schools and academies, according to The Guardian.