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training and events


FASNA Summer Conference 2018 Grand Connaught Rooms, Central London, WC2B 5DA

Browne Jacobson will be providing a legal update, as part of a day that is aimed at Chief Executive Officers, Headteachers, Leadership Teams, Business Managers and Governors.

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Optimus Child Protection in Education Conference 2018 The Brewery, 52 Chiswell Street, London, EC1Y 4SD

Engage with the country’s leading educational lawyers, safeguarding experts and practitioners at the Optimus Child Protection in Education Conference 2018. Join our speakers Dai Durbridge and Emma Hughes as they provide in depth guidance on your responsibilities and priorities for child protection in education.

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latest opinions

Redefining ‘autonomy’

Do we really have a self-improving system? That was one of the questions considered at our recent roundtable. A key part of the discussion focused on ‘autonomy’.

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Clarity on accountability

One of the areas considered at our recent roundtable on the school system was the curriculum. In particular, it considered the adverse impact of the accountability and financial pressures facing schools on the curriculum offer they provided to their children and pupils.

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Roundtable – a more nuanced approach to school improvement?

The DfE’s approach to school improvement since the Academy Act 2010 came into force has been very intervention heavy – first with a significant increase in academy sponsorship, followed more recently by the rebrokering or transferring of academies between trusts.

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Changes to controls around ‘related-party transactions’ on the horizon

The DfE has agreed a recommendation made by the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee that academy trusts should be forced to apply to the Education and Skills Funding Agency in order to approve ‘related-party transactions’.

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