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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 trust leadership needs to improve. What can the sector do about it?

Improvements to diversity in academy trust leadership are long overdue, but more data is needed to properly explore the...

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
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...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

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...

Keziah Featherstone
KEZIAH FEATHERSTONE