News

RSC adviser roles thrown open to CEOs, with elections set for September

Academy trust chief executives without headship experience can now serve as advisors to regional schools commissioners, the government has...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

RSC headteacher boards rebranded as fresh elections loom

The headteacher boards which advise regional schools commissioners are set for a rebrand, as fresh elections loom for the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Investigation: Gagging orders demanded in controversial rebrokers 

Academy trusts looking to take over scandal-hit schools have been asked to sign “gagging orders”, an investigation by Schools...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

A lack of sponsors? Simple, ditch compulsory academisation

Today’s annual report by HMCI Amanda Spielman covers a lot of ground, but let’s pick up here on one...

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STEPHEN ROLLETT
News

RSC pushed to rebroker WCAT schools NINE months before official announcements

The regional schools commissioner first pushed to remove schools from Wakefield City Academies trust in December 2016, though it...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson