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MATs: what makes good governance? (Optimus Education report)

Read about the governance experiences of CEOs and trustees in MATs of different sizes and gain advice and tips on building a great trust board.

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General Election 2017 - implications for schools

Theresa May has announced her intention to call a general election. In practice, it is likely that expected DfE announcements will be deferred until after the election.

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Consultation on revised exclusion guidance

The Government has launched a five week consultation, closing on 25 April 2017, on their revised exclusion guidance.

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Ransomware - be aware

On 4 January 2017, Action Fraud, the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber-crime, issued a cyber-security alert to schools.

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A schools national funding formula for fairer funding?

Funding for schools is an issue at the forefront of education sector reforms. Having first been announced in March 2016 in the white paper ‘Educational Excellence Everywhere’, on 13 December 2016 the government announced stage 2 of its consultation plans to design and implement a new way of funding schools.

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HR and employment conference law in education 2016

We were thrilled that nearly 150 delegates joined us for our fifth annual HR and employment conference for school leaders in Birmingham. The slides from each of the sessions can be found here.

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What leaders do we need and how do we get them?

Governance and structures in the reformed self-improving schools sector have received plenty of coverage in recent years but they can only be part of the way ahead.

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Safeguarding checks on academy governors

There are a different set of regulations that apply to academies compared to maintained schools regarding safeguarding checks that need to be carried out on governors. This article will tell you more.

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Term time holidays - what you need to know!

The recent High Court case between the Isle of Wight Council and Mr Platt regarding the prosecution for failing to ensure his daughter’s regular attendance at school was widely reported and has caused some confusion in the approach to be taken regarding attendance enforcement.

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Disposals and acquisitions of land and buildings

From time to time schools’ space requirements change. While many ideas may seem like sensible income generating proposals before pressing ahead there is much to consider.

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