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Ormiston Academies Trust appoints Nick Hudson as new CEO

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) announced the appointment during its annual conference in Notti...

The barriers faced by Leading Women

Leading Women is a collection of essays from female bosses across the education sector, reveal...

Bristol Brunel Academy maintains 'Good' Ofsted grading

The academy is delighted with the grading and will continue to work towards an 'Outstanding'

Ash Trees Academy celebrates revival after Ofsted rating

A Teesside school has been recognised by Ofsted for turning around its fortunes and fulfilling...

Less social mobility for poorer students

The Sutton Trust report states that young people from less advantaged backgrounds are missing ...

Classical education in the Midlands

The City Learning Trust, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Sandwell Council announ...

Cumbria Education Trust welcomes two new schools

Cumbrian multi academy trust flourishes with the addition of Tebay and Yanwath primary schools...

BSA launch professional recognition scheme for staff

The BSA's Accredited Boarding Practitioner scheme is a world first

Spires Academy joins multi-academy trust

The Canterbury-based secondary school is partnering with E21C (Education for the 21st Century)...

Improvement planning: get it write

Louise Doyle, Director at Mesma, considers how to produce an effective improvement plan

Forest Academy appoints new Principal

Croydon born and bred Wayne Cooper says it's good to be back home

Birmingham charity appoints new CEO

Martyn Collin will succeed Charles Elvin as Chief Executive of 'Services for Education'

How to deal with unreasonable complaints

James Garside addresses the persistent challenge of complaints in school

New recruits set to inspire Thistley Hough Academy

Thistley Hough Academy announces appointments for the new academic year

Criticism of the Teaching Apprenticeship is short-sighted

The new Teaching Apprenticeship is not a threat to status of teaching and should be embraced, ...

Academy Chair named Non-Exec Director of Year

Dean Kavanagh, Foundation Director and Chairman of the Romero Catholic Academy, has been honou...

Cromwell Community College joins the Active Learning Trust

Cromwell will be the 20th school to be managed by the Trust

Five next steps for MATs when a new school joins the trust

John Davies offers some guidance for MATs taking on a new school

Is parental engagement top of your to-do list?

Getting parents involved in school life is not traditionally a governor's remit, but Naureen K...

Venturers' Academy celebrates a successful first year

The academy has seen its students and staff receive prestigious honours

Red House Academy say a fond farewell to their principal

After a 40-year teaching career, Dr Therese Quincey has announced her retirement

Elderly man rescued by heroic school pupils after a fall

Four Bournville School pupils have been commended for assisting an elderly man who was badly i...

NET sees marked year on year improvement in SATs results

Northern Education Trust (NET)'s chief executive, Ian Kershaw says that 'there is still a lot ...

Spotlight on charity law

Louise Thomson gives a break down of the triple responsibility that independent, state funded ...

Former Army officer inspires teachers at annual conference

Ibrar Ali was awarded the Military Cross for keeping command when a roadside bomb killed his d...

Helping learners transition confidently to secondary school

Many pupils fall behind when they start secondary education. One innovative project has aimed ...

Papal send-off for Bristol's longest serving head

Pope Francis blessed Catherine Hughes, Principal of St. Bede's Catholic College for 22 years, ...

AET appoints three new Trustees to its Board

The new Trustees will bring significant strengths in educational leadership and performance

Two new appointments at Haywood Sixth Form Academy

The academy has expanded its Work Based Learning team

Thank a Teacher Day 2017 honours Principal's leadership

Karen Hammond, Principal of Ravens Academy in Clacton, is a Teaching Awards Silver Winner

CEO of CORE Education Trust awarded CBE in Honour's List

Adrian Packer founded CORE Education Trust is 2015 and has led a number of innovative schools ...

Avon Valley College announces new principal

Sam Johnston will start his appointment at the beginning of September

Local governance: to have or not to have?

Paul Baglee, from Newham Partnership Working (NPW), discusses the role of local governing bodi...

David Nieper Academy 'exemplary', says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith praised the Academy for its work tackling local skills shortage on a recent ...

Hackney parents protest funding cuts

Hackney parents and children join nationwide mass protest against school funding cuts

British Red Cross supports schools after Manchester attack

A British Red Cross resource is available to teachers to help pupils come to terms with the Ma...

Pupils take part in pioneering engineering programme

Jaguar Land Rovers aims to encourage more children into STEM subjects with its 'Inspiring Tomo...

TNLP announces new co-principal

Temple Learning Academy have appointed Richard Hadfield as co-principal to develop a unique ed...

RSM appoints new national head of academies

Hannah Catchpool, RSM's new national head of academies, brings over 15 years' audit experience...

How a UTC education provides a doorway to social mobility

Joanne Harper, Executive Principal UTC Reading and UTC Swindon, explains why a UTC can solve r...