Opinion

School governance: 3 key issues right now

Emma Knights, chief executive of the National Governors Association, outlines three big issues with school governance raised at the...

Emma Knights
Emma Knights
Opinion

What happens to our existing governing body if we join an existing multi-academy trust?

Question: What happens to our existing governing body if we join an existing multi-academy trust? Christine says: That’s a...

Christine Bayliss
Christine Bayliss
Opinion

What do the best education system leaders do?

When I describe system leadership, what I mean is the way that groups of talented leaders work together to...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Special schools are being ‘left out’ by academy system

Special schools are at risk of being “lost” as the government moves towards an all-academy system, a special educational...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Sixth-form colleges warned not to rush into multi-academy trusts

Sixth-form colleges should not rush into partnerships with schools to create all-through academy trusts, a sector leader has warned. Schools...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

EXCLUSIVE: Resignations leave AET board ‘struggling’

The boss of the country’s largest multi-academy trust has admitted it will struggle to run key committees after the...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Could multi-academy trusts be a potential model for the good local authorities?

We’ve heard some local authorities are looking at setting up a multi-academy trust – could this be a potential...

Antony Power
Antony Power
News

International schools firm set to take over second academy in the UK

An academy trust founded by a firm that runs British international schools in countries including Panama is set to take...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
News

EXCLUSIVE: Swedish-inspired Learning Schools Trust can’t keep up

An academy trust at the forefront of the Swedish free school model much admired by Michael Gove will wind...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips