Diversity

Biggest academy trust turns to NFL for inspiration in diversity drive

Trusts are hiring diversity specialists and challenging “Eurocentric" history, revamping their policies, curriculum and "overwhelmingly white" leadership teams.

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Nominations open for RSC adviser elections

The DfE wants more academy chiefs from under-represented backgrounds to run for election as advisers to regional schools commissioners

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Head’s programme to diversify school leadership wins prestigious innovation award

A headteacher who founded an organisation aimed at addressing racial disparities in education leadership is among the winners of...

Freddie Whittaker
Diversity

Diversity in academy leadership needs to improve. What can the sector do about it?

Alice Gregson and Ed Dorrell share insights from the first national survey on trust leadership diversity

Freddie Whittaker
ALICE GREGSON AND ED DORRELL
News

Former RSC John Edwards named interim ESFA chief executive

A former regional schools commissioner has been appointed interim chief executive of the Education and Skills Funding Agency. John...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

REAch2 Academy Trust boss Sir Steve Lancashire to stand down in 2022

Sir Steve Lancashire, the founder and chief executive of the REAch2 Academy Trust, is to step down next year....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Senior mental health lead training: 5 things you need to know

Up to two-thirds of schools will have to wait until at least next spring to hear if they will...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Headteacher vacancies fall despite Covid exodus fears

Fears of a Covid-fuelled mass exodus of headteachers this summer may be wide of the mark, although new figures...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

High-profile trusts win share of £1.5m ‘exemplary leadership’ fund

Four of England’s most high-profile academy trusts have won the first tranche of a £1.5 million government contract to...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker