News from February, 2017

Please find a list of every news article from February, 2017 below:

National Governors’ Association announces new e-learning for school governors, trustees and clerks

The National Governors’ Association (NGA) has just announced plans for a new online training platform starting in the summer term of 2017. ‘NGA Learning Link’ will provide users with access to over fifty modules covering a range of ...

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Posted: 1st Feb 2017

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Supreme Court hearing on term-time holiday without school’s permission

This test case in the Supreme Court is expected to clarify when parents can be fined for taking their children on holiday during term time. The Isle of Wight Council and the Education Secretary are seeking to overturn a High Court ruling in May ...

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Posted: 2nd Feb 2017

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DAG e-Newsletter Issue 114 2nd February 2017

The latest DAG e-newsletter is now available (requires login). This is a short and sweet snapshot of what is going on in the world of school governance, ranging from governors going on 'strike' to RAISEonline being replaced, and the 'Fit for ...

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Posted: 2nd Feb 2017

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The Devon Send Review

In May 2016, the two inspectorates, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC), started a new type of joint inspection. Their aim is to hold local areas to account and champion the rights of children and young people. Under the local area ...

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Posted: 3rd Feb 2017

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Are governors in West Sussex going on ‘strike’?

School governors in West Sussex have made national headlines after 40 wrote to MPs to warn them they may refuse to sign off budgets or carry out their supervisory work. Worth Less? These West Sussex governors are backing their local headteachers in ...

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Posted: 6th Feb 2017

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