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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

2 Weeks in Education – June 8th 2015

Next Newsletter: Monday June  22nd 2015 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Education and Adoption Bill How do you identify ‘coasting’ schools? 1,000 failing schools to be transformed School capacity survey 2015 Free workshops: Equality workshops 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 in the news [4] Ofqual [5] School Admissions and Exclusions [6] Governance,… Continue Reading

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