• Let MAT CEOs become national leaders of education, says DfE advisory group

    “Transformative” academy trust chief executives and improvement directors should be allowed to become national leaders of education (NLEs), a government advisory group has said. Admission to the NLE programme, which involves leading headteachers using their skills to support challenging schools, has traditionally been restricted to the headteachers of individual schools who meet certain eligibility criteria,

    16.23 Feb. 25th, 2020 | News

  • Supportive letters boost national leader of education applications, study finds

    School leaders who receive a letter of encouragement are more likely to both apply and get accepted to become a national leader of education, according to new research. A new study by the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), commissioned by the Department for Education, ran a trial scheme where school leaders were sent letters encouraging them

    19.21 Oct. 10th, 2018 | News