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New Principal confirmed for UTC@MediaCityUK

Ruth Bradbury has been working at the University Technical College in an interim capacity for ...

Lord Agnew visits Fairfield High School

Staff and pupils welcome top parliamentary decision maker

Ormiston welcomes new National Director for Strategy

Amelia Walker joins Ormiston Academies Trust from senior role at Ofsted

E21C joins forces with the William Willett Learning Trust

The multi-academy trust is now responsible for the education of over 5,000 children

Building schools of thought

Despite their know-how, barely one in three teachers in England feels valued. Lessons need to ...

New headteacher reveals his vision for Workington Academy

Des Bird plans to build on the successful foundations already put in place by Cumbria Educatio...

Two ASFA students win funding to pursue careers in medicine

The students at The Academy of St Francis of Assisi will take part in the InvestIn Young Docto...

Survey reveals 80% of academies are running at a deficit

Kreston Academies Benchmark report calls to the government for greater funding

How to build trust in multi-academy trusts

Michelle Doyle Wildman, Acting Chief Executive at PTA UK, explains how academies can harness t...

Is the new Careers Strategy all mouth no trousers?

Edd Williams, academic and careers consultant, looks at the new Careers Strategy from the Depa...

Cardiff Uni renews civic mission to work with schools

Cardiff University launches 'The Way Forward 2018-2023', an ambitious strategy which includes ...

Oasis Academy Brightstowe announces new deputy principal

The new deputy principal is replacing Julia Hinchliffe, who is now Headteacher at Orchard Scho...

BESA in conversation with SSS Learning

Sam Preston, Safeguarding Director at SSS Learning, talks to BESA about the key issues that sc...

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, ...