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2 Weeks in Education – 17th March 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday March 31st 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights The Children and Families ACT is born NGA: Launch of new survey into state of school governance The Raspberry Pi computer – how a bright British idea took flight Win £10K for your school with the 2014 Pupil Premium Awards Ofsted to introduce new ‘light… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 3rd March 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday March 17th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights New social network for special needs: Bringing Us Together DfE Guidance for schools on female genital mutilation The Children & Families Bill now awaits Royal Assent The DfE website is closing at the end of March, and all relevant information will move to GOV.UK… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 17th February 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday March 3rd 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights ATL comment on APPG Social Mobility Character and Resilience Manifesto   > Manifesto @ DfE: Funding for primary school sports until 2015 DfE Education Funding Agency: e-bulletin issue 45 NGA: February 2014 bulletin – PDF Gove to break down education ‘Berlin wall’ Teachers’ strike set… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 3rd February 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday February 17th 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights DfE: School performance and parental choice of school – Research and analysis NGA: Clerks’ survey (of governing body clerks) now open! The Story So Far – SEN Reforms Top 100 most improved state schools Slang dictionary created to help teachers combat bullying Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Clerks-Associates-UK/144069755662517   [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 20th January 2014

Next Newsletter: Monday February 3rd 2014 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights New government drive to improve standards of school governance  … ‘Champions league’ of top heads to enter struggling schools by spring ASCL: Join the Pupil Premium debate on Twitter, Tuesday 28 January from 6- 7pm Could you be a School Maker? Take the 2 minute interview… Continue Reading

Newsletter – January 2014

Note: For the New Year this is our final monthly newsletter, from now they will be sent once every two weeks. Highlights Could you be a School Maker (Governor) 2 Minute Interview Honours list 2014: education and children’s services Michael Gove announces over £2 billion for more school places Call for fairer school admissions NCOGS Guidebook (December… Continue Reading

A Week in Education – 6th January 2014

Highlights Could you be a School Maker (Governor) 2 Minute Interview Honours list 2014: education and children’s services PTA-UK National Event 2014 – Achieve More One in five millennium children ‘will become NEETs’ Tatler: State School Guide (£) in February’s Magazine Edition. + Free Prep & Public Guide Failed exams leave 27 per cent of teens ‘ashamed,’… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – January 5th 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday January 19th 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights New Guidance on the exclusion of pupils: effective from 5 January 2015 2014: a year of education in numbers Press release: New Year’s Honours 2015 What’s in store for education in 2015? Labour would make learning about Magna Carta compulsory Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [2] Ofsted in… Continue Reading

A Week in Education – 30th December 2013

Highlights DfE: Families happy with SEN reforms and £70 million for councils NCOGS Guidebook (December 2013)  (.doc) Great expectations? Careers service cuts worry School Reporters Teachers threaten more strikes as talks with Michael Gove stumble  Schools ‘facing shortage of teachers after recruitment failure Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Clerks-Associates-UK/144069755662517 [1] DfE [2] Ofqual [3] Governance, Leadership and Unions [4] News reporting   [1] DfE Families happy… Continue Reading

A Week in Education – 23rd December 2013

Highlights LGO: London Borough of Lambeth used wrong criteria to consider school admission appeal Nick Clegg launches a ‘Champions League’ of elite heads to tackle underperforming schools Michael Gove announces over £2 billion for more school places Call for fairer school admissions Report: Parent Power? Using money and information to boost children’s chances of educational… Continue Reading

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