News from June, 2017

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

What does the Regional School Commissioner do?

Regional schools commissioners (RSCs) act on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education and are accountable to the National Schools Commissioner. Each RSC is supported by a headteacher board (HTB). HTBs are made up of experienced academy ...

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Posted: 5th Jun 2017

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South West Regional Schools Commissioner Rebecca Clark to leave

It is being reported today that the regional schools commissioner for the South West of England is to leave her role at the DfE to take a new job with the academy chain Ark. Both Schools Week and TES have reported within the last few days that ...

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Posted: 6th Jun 2017

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Data Protection: Do you know about the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that take effect from May 2018?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) replaces the existing Data Protection Act and extends the rights of individuals over the use of their personal data. Any failure by schools to comply with the GDPR rules can result in both a fine and ...

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Posted: 7th Jun 2017

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Data Protection: Working Practice Agreement (WPA)

Schools and academies have been asked to complete and return their Working Practice Agreement (WPA). The request was sent direct to schools at the beginning of May. The letter, from Jo Olsson, Chief Officer for Childrens Services refers schools to ...

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Posted: 8th Jun 2017

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DAG e-Newsletter Issue 121 8th June 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 the data protection changes to the new developments in fair funding for Devon ...

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Posted: 8th Jun 2017

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22nd Jun 2017