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f40: The Campaign for Fairer Funding in Education

“f40 represents a group of the lowest funded education authorities in England where government-set cash allocations for primary and secondary pupils are the lowest in the country.” http://www.f40.org.uk/… Continue Reading

DfE: Open consultation – Funding for school admission appeals

The DfE are seeking views on a proposed change to the ‘Schemes for financing schools’ statutory guidance by adding admission appeals to the list of services local authorities can charge to local-authority-maintained schools’ budgets. Document Funding for school admission appeals: government consultation – PDF, 235KB, 10 pages This consultation closes at 3 December… Continue Reading

Is Britain Fairer?

The state of equality and human rights 2015 Is Britain Fairer? is the most comprehensive review ever carried out on progress towards greater equality and human rights protection in Britain. Education (extract) Participation and outcomes in education for children, young people and adults. This evidence paper includes the following indicators: Access to education and educational… Continue Reading

NCTL: workshops for School Governors, Clerks and Head Teachers

NCTL are running two workshops so that governors are informed about their responsibilities. The themes of these workshops are: • Understanding and using performance related pay (PRP) • Improving financial efficiencies in school Workshops availability http://www.leadinggovernance.org/workshops-availability.html Source:http://www.leadinggovernance.org/workshops.html… Continue Reading

The Academies Show

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 Free to attend. “This is the definitive show to hear and learn the latest developments, challenges and solutions that will help transform the education sector through academy conversion.  The Academies Show comprises of a comprehensive exhibition housed within 4 targeted zones and an information-packed conference and seminar agenda… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – November 9th 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday November  23rd 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights DfE: Open consultation: Funding for school admission appeals NCTL: workshops for School Governors, Clerks and Head Teachers Commission: How fair is Britain? f40: The Campaign for Fairer Funding in Education Exhibition: The Academies Show, Wednesday, 25 November 2015 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]… Continue Reading

Ofsted and Care Quality Commission: Open consultation Local area SEND consultation

Summary The inspection of local areas’ effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of children and young people who are disabled and have special educational needs. This is a consultation on Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission’s proposals for inspecting how effectively local areas fulfil their responsibilities towards children and young people… Continue Reading

Competition and Markets Authority: advises schools and suppliers over uniform prices

The CMA has written to head teachers, governing boards and suppliers urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cma-advises-schools-and-suppliers-over-uniform-prices… Continue Reading

NGA Annual Membership Survey 2015

The NGA has launches it’s annual survey of members to improve it’s services and meets members’ needs and expectations. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NGA-membership-survey-2015… Continue Reading

Open DfE consultation: Intervening in failing, underperforming and coasting schools

The DfE is seeking views on the government’s proposals to address underperformance in local-authority-maintained schools. DfE invites your views on how: they define local-authority-maintained schools that are eligible for intervention regional schools commissioners (RSCs) and local authorities should use their intervention powers they propose to identify coasting schools https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/intervening-in-failing-underperforming-and-coasting-schools… Continue Reading

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