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2 Weeks in Education – 4th August 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday August 18th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Changes to school admissions: consultation – Draft school admissions code (pdf) DFE: Thousands fewer pupils excluded from school since 2010 DFE: School complaints procedure Appointment of new Ofsted Chair Ian Kershaw review  (pdf) Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Education Committee [3] Ofsted [3.1]… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 21st July 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday August 4th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Profile: Nicky Morgan NGA/TES  annual survey of the nation’s governors and trustees now open! Worst exam howlers of all time Primary school headteacher’s inspirational letter to pupils goes viral Can you pass the grammar test for 11-year-olds? Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Education… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 7th July 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday July 21st 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Governor Thoughtnightly – ‘A Regional Perspective’ Report calls for ‘urgent action’ to address ‘crumbling schools’ High-attaining children from disadvantaged backgrounds Fewer offered chosen school places Councillors and schools: working together to improve outcomes for children – call for case studies Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 23rd June 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday July 7th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014: education and children’s services Transparency data: Free schools opened in areas needing additional school places Top 10 funniest things students have said to teachers  School capacity survey 2014: guides for local authorities ‘Super schools’ admissions concern Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1] … Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 9th June 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday June 23rd 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights NGA Manifesto and letter to the SoS Parents’ choice or schools’ choice? Time for a review of school admissions ‘Fair banding’ for school places ‘may harm poorest’ New schools commissioner reveals plan for all schools to become academies NGA: June 2014 bulletin – PDF – Word Follow us… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 26th May 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday June 9th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Launch of the Inspiring Governors Alliance NGA: New report: The state of school governing in England 2014 How good is your spelling? NUT withdraws strike threat for June ‘Dumping’ claim over troubled pupils Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Education Committee [3] Ofsted [4] Ofqual [5]… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 12th May 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday May 26th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Department for Education Annual Report 2012-13 £4 million prize fund for disadvantaged pupils LGA briefing – fairer schools funding Children to mark WWI’s ‘Christmas Truce’ with plays & football School rebuilding £2bn funding Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Education Committee [3] Ofsted [4] Ofqual [5] School… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 28th April 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday May 12th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Teachers’ shock at school stabbing Children’s Commissioner: “It might be best if you looked elsewhere”: An investigation into school admissions  The effects of bullying last a lifetime The Revised SEN Code of Practice What is the legacy of the Education Act, 70 years on? Follow us… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 14th April 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday April 28th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Ultra-high grade in GCSE shake-up Charter for Racial Justice in Education Schools face five solid years of constant exam revolution Labour warn of looming school places crisis How good is your grammar? Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Education Committee [3] Ofsted [4] Ofqual [5] Schools Admissions… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 31st March 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday April 14th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Primary Times: What’s On Guide for families and children  (website relaunch) Education 2015: What should be in next year’s manifestos? Watching the Watchmen: The Policy Exchange versus Ofsted  Two-thirds of school leaders considering quitting over excessive workload, TES survey reveals Report: Watching the Watchmen -… Continue Reading

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