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People, policy, politics

Trentham Academy appoints new headteacher

Mike Whittingham will be headteacher at Trentham Academy from September 2017

Northern Education Trust appoint Rob Tarn as Chief Executive

Rob Tarn will replace Ian Kershaw, whom the Trust praised for his 'excellent leadership'

Merchants' Academy appoints new Principal

Samantha Williamson will take up the post of Principal in the new academic year

GDPR:  Are you ready?

Steve Nelson, Operations Director at Calibre Secured Networks, explains how the GDPR will chan...

Water deregulation: Giving schools a choice

From 1st April, educational institutions will be free to make change to their water supply pac...

MP praises Stockland Green pupils for 'wise words'

Erdington students shared their wisdom with Jack Dromey MP during school visit

Oasis Academy and Colston pupil offered a place at Oxford

Weronika Razmus has been offered a place to study chemistry at Oxford University, only six yea...

2017 Spring Budget and Education

This Budget goes some way to helping more young people find a way into the labour market, but ...

50% of pupils are considering apprenticeships 

One in two students say they are thinking about apprenticeships as a route into employment, ne...

Hereford Sixth Form is the first to convert to an academy

The sixth form college has gained academy status with assistance from Blake Morgan

Gov't 'should adopt a more flexible approach to academies'

The NAHT says that it's not the size of MATs that are the issue, but the rate at which they ex...

How do you turn around a failing academy?

Benedick Ashmore-Short, Director of Education at Reach4 Academy Trust, says the focus should a...

Streamlining to ensure effective performance

Damien Roberts discusses the importance of MATs having a streamlined approach to managing mult...

Aldridge Education appoints new Executive Principal

Rob Reed will be the new Executive Principal for schools in the South East

Headteachers will have certainty over their future budgets

Justine Greening on the fair funding formula, research schools and an education system for all...

New principal at Thorp Academy announces ambitious plans

Andrew Jordon plans to forge stronger links with local primary schools

South West schools 'will improve with more great leaders'

Local academy chief Rebecca Clark says that schools need to train more great leaders

Holly Broadhurst crowned top Higher and Degree Apprentice

The 22-year-old was one of the early entrants of the JCB Academy in September 2010

Stockland Green School welcomes two new school leaders

The school, which is part of The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership, has a bright future

Novus commits to building bright futures

Company pledges further three-year involvement in Business in the Community programme

The landscape of teaching in the UK

A Star Teachers look at teaching in the UK to establish whether there is a teacher recruitment...

Duke of York's Royal Military School appoints new principal

Alex Foreman will be start his new post in January 2017

Is joining a MAT the right decision for your school?

Michelle Gray, from berg, looks at the pros and cons of joining a multi-academy trust

A continuum of education for a global community of learners

Dr. Peter Fidczuk, UK Recognition and Development Manager at International Baccalaureate, on t...

New year, new career?

Although many are considering a teaching career, the NAHT says the government needs to do more...

St Michael's welcomes new principal

Nicky Phillips will take over as principal from January 2017

It's not about the money

In a world run by money, Hilary Moriarty discusses how to keep talented teachers in the classr...

Wider policy and strategy development

Buzzcott's final feature looks into the affect of wider policy and strategy development on aca...

Are Ofsted's recent safeguarding changes correct?

Barry Richardson, Creative Director at The Worrinots, analyses Ofsted's latest policies and pr...

The Apprenticeship levy 

Buzzacott's fifth feature looks at the apprenticeship levy and how it affects academies

Headteachers warn exam results are not fair to all pupils

Ofqual say that challenges to grades have fallen but HMC and NAHT advise that this doesn't mea...

Sixth Form College plans to merge with Academy Trust

Ninestiles Academy Trust and The Sixth Form College Solihull plan to send application to DfE

Financial reporting and regulation

Buzzacott's fourth feature looks into how financial reporting and regulation affects academies...

Assurance for academies

Buzzacott's third feature takes a look at assurance and what it means for the academies

New CEO appointed to lead academy trust

Michelle Lowe will become CEO of University of Wolverhampton's Education Central Multi Academy...

Progress 8: A measure of equity

Andrew Murphy, Head of Dyke House Sports & Technology College, challenges the elephant in the ...

What does the future hold for academisation?

Yvonne Spencer, Partner at Veale Wasbrough Vizards, looks at the repercussions of the axed Edu...

Compliance for academies

In the second of a series of features, Buzzacott looks at compliance and what it means for the...

CORE Education Trust appoint new Chair

Ammo Talwar MBE has been appointed as Chair of Directors

Business as usual for MATs?

Allan Hunt, Director at AHR Building Consultancy, reflects on The Chancellor's Autumn Statemen...