• Widen eligibility criteria for NLGs and pay them, says government advisory group

    The government should widen the eligibility criteria for national leaders of governance to include clerks and other non-chairs, and should pay them for their time, an advisory group has said. The Department for Education has today published the recommendations of its NLG advisory group, which was formed earlier this year to discuss reforms to the

    15.22 Sep. 9th, 2020 | News

  • Trustees beware: know your legal duties!

    If there is a single part of the academy system that needs our urgent attention, it is trusteeship, argues Leora Cruddas There is still much that is misunderstood about the differences between governing a local authority-maintained school, governing a single academy trust and governing a multi-academy trust. At its most extreme, this lack of understanding

    5.00 Feb. 6th, 2018 | Opinion