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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
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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
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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
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DfE report: Schools in big MATs shun moves to share responsibility for excluded pupils

Schools in large multi-academy trusts have “refused to engage” in efforts to make them more responsible for excluded pupils...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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RSC says no: Fairview academy conversion blocked over local concerns

A school’s bid to become an academy has been turned down because it was “at odds with the community”...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Former RSC on board of trust rapped in government probe

An academy trust rapped over a contract its chief executive awarded to an online mental health company where she...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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RSCs will ignore trusts’ 2020 results data and ‘pseudo Progress 8’ scores

Regional schools commissioners will ignore academy trusts’ own data on their 2020 results and “pseudo Progress 8” scores provided...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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RSC league tables 2017-18: How regional commissioners are performing

Dominic Herrington is the top performing regional schools commissioner (RSC) for the third year in a row, according to...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
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Teaching Schools Council chair Andrew Warren is new RSC for the West Midlands

A new regional schools commissioner for the West Midlands has been appointed by the government. Andrew Warren, the chair...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson