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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

2 Weeks in Education – September 28th 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday October 12th 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights DfE: Admissions appeals in England: 2014 to 2015 NGA: New guidance will help schools combine their strengths Dagenham: School could take record 2,500 pupils OnePoll: Half of children have been bullied Map: Faith schools and socio-economic selection   Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted in… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – August 31st 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday September 14th 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights GCSEs: Expert advice DfE: Mental health champion for schools unveiled Campaign: Expelling Misconceptions: Shifting the perception of #SchoolExclusion Labour: Leaders’ education policy  (pdf) Universities: Fairer admissions 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] Ofqual [4] School Admissions and Exclusions [5] Governance, Leadership and Unions [6]… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – 17th August 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday August 31st 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Guardian: A-level results 2015 Ofqual:  Variability in A level results: 2012 to 2015 DfE: Teachers’ pay and conditions 2015 NAHT: Unions unite over Education Bill BBC: Q&A: A-levels – expert advice 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] Ofqual [4] School Admissions… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – August 3rd 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday August 17th 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Admissions: National projections for the number of pupils in schools Exclusions: Permanent and fixed-period in England: 2013 to 2014 DfE: Impact assessment: Education and Adoption Bill Governance: National Clerks’ Development Programme Governance: Not enough time off work for school governors Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – July 20th 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday August 3rd 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights School exclusion: Mixed messages, poor procedures and unprofessionalism Ofsted: New joint inspections Provisional GCSE results to be released to help school choice DfE policy paper: Coasting schools Ofqual launches consultation on GCSEs, AS and A levels for 2017 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]… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – July 6th 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday July  20th 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Nicky Morgan: the importance of school governance Schools Adjudicator decisions: London Oratory,  Sale Grammar Education bill: I’ve read it, so you don’t have to School governance: governors to be named on national database NUT: Coasting Schools 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 – June 22nd 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday July  6th 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Stats: Secondary and primary school applications and offers: 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015: education and children’s services Ofsted: New blog Ofsted:  Changes to education inspection from September 2015 School Admission: Fewer children offered first choice 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

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