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26 September 2018 Viewpoint: our school system the way ahead

Approaching the tenth anniversary of the start of the “self-improving school system” concept we are at a cross-road for our schools system. Do we continue to develop a genuinely school-led system or do the current tensions in the system lead us in a different direction?

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25 July 2017 The legality of cutting back school hours to cut costs?

Katie Michelon considers the implications of this latest development and the potential for legal challenge.

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20 April 2017 Consequences of term-time absences

On 6 April 2017, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously against the father who had won earlier legal battles in relation to a fine imposed following a term-time holiday taken without permission.

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6 February 2017 How will the new ‘coasting schools’ designation work in practice?

The concept of coasting schools was formally introduced just after the May 2015 general election as part of the government’s reinvigorated school intervention and academisation agenda.

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22 March 2016 Academisation the next steps

Local Government analysis: Mark Blois, partner and head of education at Browne Jacobson, considers the impact of the government’s announcement of an ambitious extension of its academisation process

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4 November 2014 Playing it safe

Safeguarding in schools remains critically important.

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28 August 2014 Growing the bottom line

The reality of continued reductions in school funding is universally recognised.

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7 March 2014 Balancing the books

On the 26th February 2014 a group of 20 school leaders from the primary, secondary, independent and maintained sector gathered in Birmingham to discuss the role and future of income generation in schools.

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21 January 2014 Education and Legislation

Since the implementation of the Academies Act 2010 by the coalition government the education sector has been a hub of activity, largely driven by the academies programme.

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31 December 2013 Striking the balance

With union action escalating into strike action recently, schools need to be aware of the action they can take to deal with staff working to rule.

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