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What are the implications of Tristram Hunt’s private school plans?

Tristram Hunt’s recent speech turned the spotlight on the benefits independent schools receive as a result of their charitable...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
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How does being a charity affect a school?

The Education Secretary wants private schools to earn their right be considered a charity. But many state schools are...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

The 13 most critical points in the NAO’s Academies and Schools Oversight report

Today the National Audit Office (NAO) released a document scrutinising the way schools are overseen and intervened on if...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Is a new model of school collaboration emerging?

Collaboration is a new buzzword in education, but there are many ways it can happen. Expert Alison Talbot describes...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
Opinion

Location, location, location: it really does make a difference

Becoming an academy can help to raise school performance, but it’s more difficult if you’re on the coast Location...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Federations should not be swept under the MAT

Multi-academy trusts are on everybody’s lips, but don’t dismiss the federation option In an era of increasing school autonomy...

Emma Knights
Emma Knights