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Seizing national standards of excellence for headteachers

Roy Blatchford, Director of the National Education Trust, says the headteacher's role is one o...

Hundreds of 'coasting' schools to face tougher targets

New definition of coasting schools set out by Nicky Morgan paves the way for government interv...

The trouble with inspection reform

Ofsted may learn to pick its battles more carefully but is still fighting a war it cannot win,...

Trusting in tech

Karen Mackay, managing director of Erudition Schools Trust, tells Academy Today about their te...

Dual role for new head at Yewdale Primary Academy

Rob Lakin will be the new headteacher appointed by sponsor William Howard Trust at Yewdale Pri...

Managing change

Phil Cresswell looks at the challenges and risks presented by increased academisation

New foundation to develop school leadership

NAHT announce new organisation which will offer qualifications and standards for world-class p...

Greenhalgh welcomed to United Learning top grade

Richard Greenhalgh is set to join educational charity United Learning as its new Chairman

Is academisation the way forward for all schools?

James Croft asks if there are other ways to bring improvement to schools considered 'coasting'...

Principal announced for new Bristol Futures Academy

Caroline Down is appointed as first principal of the new Bristol Futures Academy, which will o...

Education reform - in the fast lane!

Adrian Shardlow from Browne Jacobson examines how academy reform will continue after the Gener...

New bill to convert 'failing' schools into academies

The new Education and Adoption Bill would affect up to 1,000 schools in England

The new educational landscape

What does the future hold for education with the new government in place asks Gerard Toplass f...

Cast your votes for a bright HE future?

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman hopes for a strong outcome for HE in the up-...

STEAMing ahead for new Croydon academy

Croydon College is forging ahead with its new proposal to have its own secondary school - the ...

Does academic resilience affect GCSE exam anxiety?

Edge Hill University's Professor Dave Putwain has published new research in prestigious Briti...

Children need grit and resilience to survive

We don't just need a generation of box tickers, says Charlie Rigby, Founder of the Challenger ...

How will the main parties provide jobs for young people?

Jim Hillage, Director of Research at the Institute for Employment Studies, looks behind the pa...

RIBA responds to Tory manifesto

Housing, planning, school buildings and flood defence are vital election issues, says the Roya...

Labour guarantee personal careers advice for youngsters

Every teenager will get guaranteed one-to-one careers advice said Ed Miliband as he unveiled L...

Big leagues

Luke Evans takes a look at how converter schools are using their academy status for outstandin...

Getting off to the right start

A new book of essays concerning the considerations and issues involved in starting a new schoo...

North London UTC opens its doors

Lord Sugar returned to his old stomping ground for the opening ceremony of the University Tech...

Taking safety seriously

Louise Hosking looks at the implications for health and safety when a school leaves local auth...

Goodbye paperwork!

Tony Reissner explains how and why school offices might set about switching to an electronic d...

Cooperation, not combat

Shrewsbury High School head Michael Getty on the importance of links between independent schoo...

Adoption charity aims to raise £10,000

The national charity Adoption UK is seeking to transform the educational experiences of adopte...

What'€™s in a name?

Criminal record checks are rendered meaningless if a person obtains a false identity. Eamon Ju...

Crisis? What crisis?

Charlie Vavasour from Quantum Public Relations believes schools can do more to prepare for the...

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