Governance

A journey from California’s Death Row to school governance

From California’s Death Row to school governance, the Confederation of School Trusts’ Samira Sadeghi explains how the roles are...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Academies, ASCL Conference

Academy trust body instructed top lawyer over schools bill

Producing bill before regulatory review was completed was 'huge legislative error', says CST chief Leora Cruddas

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

Review Ofsted grades, reliability and complaints, trust body says

Key findings: Seven suggestions to improve Ofsted inspections according to the Confederation of School Trusts

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

DfE goes shy on ‘try before you buy’ academy deals

The government has quietly slashed funding for trust partnerships, unveiled only last year to revive its multi-academy trust drive

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

DfE adviser calls for dozens of attendance hubs

Trust CEO Rob Tarn wants DfE funding so other schools can follow North Shore Academy's lead in launching attendance...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Williamson plans behaviour survey and urges ‘sensible debate’ over exclusions

Schools will take part in a new survey on student behaviour every term, the education secretary has announced. Gavin...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

MATs move to centralise in wake of Covid pressures, study finds

Many multi-academy trusts have moved to centralise HR, finance, health and safety and other policies in the wake of...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Hinds wants school leaders’ ideas to improve MAT assessment

Education secretary Damian Hinds has called on school leaders to come forward with their views on how to better...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson