Leora Cruddas

  • Who has the power to ban academy trustees?

    Leora Cruddas explores the ethical and legal implications of removing unsuitable trustees On Wednesday last week, the Public Accounts Committee held its second session into academy finances. The themes explored were wide-ranging. One of these was the proposed “banning” of trustees who are found to misuse public money. It is absolutely right that the Education

    5.00 Dec. 3rd, 2018 | Opinion

  • What knowledge do school governors need?

    Much has been written about the skills needed on an effective governing board or trust board, but very little attention has focused on the knowledge required when you undertake such an important role. Let’s focus on three areas: risk, finances and regulation. These three are matters for all governing boards, but become particularly important in

    9.15 Mar. 7th, 2018 | Opinion