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Education reform - in the fast lane

12 June 2015

David Camerons cabinet reshuffle in July 2014 involved one of the most intriguing decisions, removing Michael Gove as Education Secretary and replacing him with Nicky Morgan, a relatively new MP having been first elected only four years previously. Now that the dust has settled on the 2015 election, Adrian Shardlow of Browne Jacobson, looks at what the new-look government has in store for the education sector for Academy Today.

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This webinar is suitable for senior leaders in education settings, including CEOs, COOs and CFOs, head teachers and principals, directors and heads of HR, designated safeguarding leads, governors and Trustees.