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2 Weeks in Education – February 1st 2016

Next Newsletter: Monday February 1st 2016 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights DfE: Consultation on school admission due NGA: 5th Edition of The Chair’s Handbook out  (£) Governance: ‘Welcome to Governance’ – 8th edition available  (£) NUT: Regional Schools Commissioners NGA: Governing Matters – Who’s watching you Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk   [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted [2.1] Ofsted… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – January 18th 2016

Next Newsletter: Monday February 1st 2016 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights **Training Alert** Workshop: An Essential guide for School Admissions and Appeals Fri 26th Feb ************************************* DfE: School complaints procedures Commons Briefing: School admission in England ATL: Comment on primary school places Governor’s blog: Why parents should join the governing body Teaching Leaders: Applications now open Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk   Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – January 4th 2016

Next Newsletter: Monday January 18th 2016 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights DfE: New Year Honours list 2016 Report: Faith schools admissions Commons Briefing: School funding in England Guide: ‘Best state schools’ Governance: Managing the money Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk   [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted in the news [3] Education committee and Westminster [4] Ofqual [5] School Admissions and Exclusions Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – December 21st 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday January 4th 2016 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Exclusion: Calls for higher duty of care Admissions: Adjudicator annual report Annual Report: Social Mobility and Child Poverty Equality: Making It Happen School Admissions: FindASchool (192.com) Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk   [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted [2.1] Ofsted in the news [3] Education committee and Westminster [4] Ofqual [5] School Admissions… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education -December 7th 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday December 21st 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights DfE: Settlement at the Spending Review 2015 Office of the Schools Adjudicator: 8 new decisions NGA: Campaign to celebrate & improve school governance DfE: Governance handbook updated (26/11/15) OECD: Education at a Glance 2015 Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk   [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted [2.1] Ofsted in the news [3]… Continue Reading

Sutton Trust: “Background to Success”

This report investigates patterns of academic attainment for different subgroups of a longitudinal sample of more than 3,000 students whose educational outcomes were studied across different phases of school and pre-school from age three to age 18. http://www.suttontrust.com/researcharchive/background-to-success/ ATL comment on Sutton Trust report on disadvantaged pupils NUT comment on Sutton Trust “Background… Continue Reading

Anti-Bullying

How to help a victim of bullying http://www.specialneedsjungle.com/anti-bullying-week-how-to-help-a-victim-of-bullying/… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – November 23rd 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday December 7th 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Anti-bullying: How to help a victim of bullying TES: New weekly series for school governors Ofsted: Speech on 21st century governance & public survey Sutton Trust: “Background to Success” NGA Magazine: Governing Matters Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted [2.1] Ofsted in the news [3] Education committee [4]… Continue Reading

TES: New weekly series for school governors

“In the first of a new weekly series for school governors, a primary headteacher shares her tips for achieving effective communication with the governing body” https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/governors-blog-communication-key-developing-a-strong-governing-body Governance https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/governance… Continue Reading

Ofsted: Speech on 21st century governance & survey

In his second monthly commentary Sir Michael Wilshaw looks at the role that governance plays in an increasingly autonomous education system. Reporting: Guardian – Telegraph – TES  NGA response. Sir Michael Wilshaw has also launched a call for evidence to inform this piece of work from anyone who has views and experience… Continue Reading

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