Tag: governance

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Too many multi-academy trusts are struggling under poor governance at trust level, says Michael Pain, but Forum Education has some suggestions for improvement Ask most academy trust leaders...
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There are three types of governance, says Andrew Clapham. So where do the governors in West Sussex who are threatening strike action fit in? A school governor has...
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Plans for the first “strike” of school governors have prompted a warning about the morale of volunteers who are being forced to make school staff redundant as budgets...
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This year has brought some much-needed clarity to the issue of multi-academy trust governance, says Naureen Khalid, as well as some  more predictable back-and-forth on parent governors, governor...
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Ofsted will keep tabs on governors not committed to their roles after the watchdog found many lack the expertise to hold school leaders to account. The watchdog published...
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Emma Knights, chief executive of the National Governors Association, outlines three big issues with school governance raised at the Festival of Education. The discussions on governance at the...
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Governors have been in the headlines this year. Compulsory training, paid chairs and vice-chairs, and no more stakeholders have all been mooted. But what will work – and why? School...
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About one in five state funded schools in England is now an academy, and more than half of those are governed by one board of trustees in a...
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Multi-academy trusts are on everybody’s lips, but don’t dismiss the federation option In an era of increasing school autonomy and declining local authority capacity, the need for schools...