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Schools

DfE names and shames leaders banned from running schools

A list of 25 leaders banned from management and governance roles could help schools avoid them while recruiting

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Extend NLG programme to ‘good’ LA schools, review of reforms suggests

Evaluation of reformed governance support scheme finds 'positive' impact, but delays revealed and calls for 'preventative' expansion

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Schools

Governor vacancies hit six-year high as most boards report unfilled posts

The NGA says trusts and schools are struggling to recruit and boards are getting older - with just 1...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Governance ‘diminished’ in new inspections, Ofsted told

National Governance Association writes to Amanda Spielman to call for 'more informative' reports

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Features

Focus feature: Governance at Anglian Learning academy trust

The Anglian Learning academy trust won a top award for excellent governance at the start of the year. As...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Academies

Schools bill reforms could require 12,000 more academy trustees

Former government schools tsar warns of 'capacity issue' as ministers seek to move all schools into academy trusts

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Schools bill: Ministers want veto on academy trustees

New DfE documents reveal more about powers sought by ministers in schools bill

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Council MAT trial next year – but caps on number and size

The DfE will 'test the concept' of local authority multi-academy trusts, inviting councils to join a small trial

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Let schools quit trusts and create super-regulator to complete academisation, ministers told

Ex-adviser also calls for 'range of new powers' for councils under fully-academised system

Tom Belger
Tom Belger