• 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 deliver “exemplary leadership” training. Schools Week revealed earlier this year that the Department for Education was developing the leadership programme”, which will see ‘outstanding’ schools designing training programmes to replicate their success. However, the government was

    14.59 Sep. 14th, 2020 | News

  • Schools offered share of £1.5m leadership training fund - but only if they're 'knowledge-rich'

    Ministers want leaders of ‘outstanding’ schools to replicate their success by designing new training programmes – but only those with a knowledge-rich curriculum will be considered. The Department for Education is in the early stages of developing a £1.5 million “exemplary leadership programme”, Schools Week can reveal. This looks less like a ‘profession-led’ approach to

    5.00 May. 1st, 2020 | News

  • Punk leadership means daring to think outside the system

    The education community has a jaundiced view of school leadership at present, which is seen as risk-averse or even cowardly, says Keziah Featherstone has seen the alternative It’s doubtful that the model answer to the interview question “describe your leadership style” involves exhibiting so little moral backbone that you’ll do almost anything in pursuit of

    5.00 Jun. 23rd, 2018 | Opinion