U-Turn on forced academisation?

U-Turn on forced academisation? - What you need to know

Consultant: Steve BarkerDate posted: May 2016

The Department for Education (DfE) announced on 6th May that it will not pursue plans, announced in the White Paper, Educational Excellence Everywhere, to compel all schools to become academies.


This article explores the detail in the statement and its implications for maintained schools and academies in England.

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