News from March, 2017

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

What can we do locally about school funding formula shortfalls?

The f40 Group has explained to MPs why it is dissatisfied with the government's proposals for schools funding - perhaps it is time to consider what your school can do. Last week MPs from poorly funded authorities across England heard that f40 ...

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Posted: 1st Mar 2017

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New Staffing and employment advice for schools

Departmental advice for school leaders, governing boards, academy trusts and local authorities issued to replace Managing Staff Employment in Schools (2013). What is this advice supposed to do? This advice is designed to help employers in all ...

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Posted: 2nd Mar 2017

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New Flexible Working Guidance for local authorities, maintained schools, academies and free schools

Guidance from the DfE to help teachers and headteachers who are considering working flexibly and for schools and employers considering flexible working requests. When does it come into effect and who is it for? This 27 page guidance was issued in ...

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Posted: 3rd Mar 2017

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The House of Commons Education Committee report into the performance of multi-academy trusts

This report is critical of multi-academy trusts and points to significant concerns about the performance, accountability and expansion of multi-academy trusts. Background The number of schools forming and joining multi-academy trusts (MATs) has ...

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Posted: 6th Mar 2017

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Compulsory sex education to be extended to all secondary schools with relationships education for all pupils from age four

The Department for Education believes that the current sex education curriculum has become “outdated” and plans changes to sex and relationships education. The Department plans to put sex education “on a statutory footing”, with pupils ...

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Posted: 7th Mar 2017

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