News from October, 2018

Please find a list of every news article from October, 2018 below:

Compare your school or trust’s budget: financial benchmarking

Benchmarking allows you to check how your finances compare with other similar schools or multi-academy trusts. You can compare your budget with schools or trusts in similar circumstances(benchmarking), to see if spending could be more efficient. ...

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Posted: 1st Oct 2018

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Book your place at the DAG Governance and School Improvement Conference – 10th November 2018 at County Hall Exeter

This free to attend Saturday morning conference is a rare opportunity for governors, trustees and clerks to hear from leading organisations on key educational themes. Ofsted South West - Richard Light, a senior HMI South West will be updating us ...

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Posted: 2nd Oct 2018

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Financial support from Devon Music Education Hub

Devon Music Education Hub brings together schools and art, community or voluntary organisations to make sure all pupils have access to music education. Music education hubs offer: provision of, or support for, instrumental teaching for whole ...

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Posted: 3rd Oct 2018

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The future of the National Schools Commissioner (NSC)

With Dominic Herrington replacing Sir David Carter as the new NSC on a part-time, interim basis earlier this month questions have been asked about the future of the role. However, it is reported that the Department for Education has confirmed that ...

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Posted: 4th Oct 2018

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Are local governing bodies in academies really committees?

Schools Week have recently printed articles about the role of local governing boards in MATs following a BBC Panorama programme investigating academies. The latest article refers to Leora Cruddas, chief executive of Freedom and Autonomy for ...

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Posted: 9th Oct 2018

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