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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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Downsizing trust ‘failed to balance books quickly enough’

The Department for Education has slapped strict spending controls on an academy trust accused of failing to balance its...

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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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...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Temporary RSC waves through 21 academy conversions (with just 2 board members)

A regional schools commissioner who temporarily stepped in to preside over another area has agreed 21 academy conversions and...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Vicky Beer to stay on as RSC after departure U-turn

Vicky Beer, regional schools commissioner for Lancashire and West Yorkshire, has made a dramatic U-turn on her decision to...

John Dickens
John Dickens