• Minister 'at war' over academy CEO pay defends Moynihan's £440k salary

    A minister who claims to have “declared war” on excessive executive pay in academies has ruled that the £440,000 annual salary of England’s highest-paid academy chief is “reasonable”. Lord Agnew, who is leading the Department for Education’s clampdown on largesse in academy pay, told Schools Week he had spoken to the Harris Federation about the

    7.00 Nov. 30th, 2018 | News

  • Harris Federation boss's salary reaches £420,000 after latest pay rise

    The country’s best-paid academy boss has been handed another pay rise – boosting his salary to at least £420,000. It marks another salary increase for Sir Dan Moynihan, chief executive of the Harris Federation, who was paid at least £395,000 in 2015. New annual accounts published by Harris, which runs 41 schools, show another seven

    11.48 Feb. 2nd, 2017 | News

  • Education honours committee wants three new members

    The government is on the hunt for three people to join the board of the education honours committee. Members recommend who should receive honours, including damehoods and knighthoods, awarded biannually through the New Year’s list, announced on New Year’s Day, and the Queen’s Birthday list, announced in June. Candidates are put forward by the public,

    5.00 Nov. 13th, 2016 | News