Academy Schools – Conversion and On-Going Support

Academy Schools – Conversion and On-Going Support Converting to academy status is an attractive proposition for many schools and is intended to lead to greater innovation and the raising of standards Dodd &…

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Why Academy Schools are Seeking Expert Help with Managing Their Accounts

In recent years, Academy schools have become a key part of the educational landscape. In May 2010, when the coalition government came to power, there were just 203 Academies in England, but the…

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Litigation culture draining billions from schools and hospitals

New research highlights damaging financial and social cost of ‘litigation culture’ on health and education. New research by Professor Frank Furedi highlights the high financial and social cost of today’s ‘culture of litigation’…


Regional pay will cause discrimination – ATL

Teachers, lecturers, school and college heads all fear that regional pay would lead to discrimination against staff, particularly on the grounds of age, according to a survey by the Association of Teachers and…


Keeping the wolf from the door – Can schools expand curriculum while facing funding drop?

In what some would say was a proactive move, and others cite as another lot of hot air, education secretary, Michael Gove commissioned a comprehensive review of vocational education in England.  The final…


Money Matters – Are we doing enough to ensure that our future generations can cope in this ever complex financial world?

Last month over 120 MPs backed a move to teach financial education in schools. With student debts set to rise and people being forced to take greater control of their finances, the need to…

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