The Risk Protection Arrangement is an alternative to insurance for Academy Trusts. Under the scheme, the government covers losses which would otherwise be claimed through insurance providers
An account of an Ofsted inspector interviewing the Chair of the Governing Body, by telephone, from 7,000 miles away
The Department for Education has updated information on the implementation of the National funding Formula for schools and high needs.
The House of Commons Education Committee has published a report, in July 2018 criticising the increasing use of exclusions by schools.
The School Teachers’ Review Body 2018 report is published and the Department for Education has released a news story announcing that the Government is to fund pay rises for teachers.
This article explores new DfE guidance on the Apprenticeship Levy and what it means for schools and academies.
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has published new guidance, to support academy trustees’ and maintained school governors’ understanding of how data should be utilised to inform discussions and decisions.
This Better Governor webinar explores how governors, trustees and those serving on Local Academy Committees ensure the needs of disadvantaged pupils are met within their schools.
This Better Governor webinar focused on the confidentiality within governance. We reflected on the use of Part Two minutes, when confidentiality is appropriate, how long certain matters should remain confidential and who has access to minutes of part two discussions.
The Department for Education has revised guidance on what academies and free should publish online.