News from May, 2019

Please find a list of every news article from May, 2019 below:

Update on relationships and sex education (RSE)

Much has been written in the press recently about schools facing protests at their school gates following some parents concerns about relationships and health education reforms. The reforms backed by Parliament will mean that, from 2020 ...

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Posted: 1st May 2019

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Are you an effective chair? Are you considering becoming a chair?

With the start of a new term it is good to reflect on what is going on around us and our need to be well informed, so have a look at our ‘Effective Chairs’ resource. DAG supports chairs in Devon by providing this resource at the start of each ...

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Posted: 2nd May 2019

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New data shows illegal schools are a huge nationwide problem

Ofsted has published detailed figures revealing the scale of the problem with suspected illegal schools in England. The data, which has never been published before, shows that Ofsted has investigated 521 settings, with 259 since January 2016. ...

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Posted: 7th May 2019

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Chairs workload poll

As more schools work in groupings such as multi academy trusts and federations the number of schools covered by one board has grown significantly. To help DAG understand the situation in Devon, if you are a chair in any school in Devon please take ...

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Posted: 7th May 2019

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Heads vote for industrial action over school funding crisis

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has stated that they are to explore options - including a strike, if the government does not find more money for schools. Figures from the NAHT last year indicated 86 per cent of school leaders had ...

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Posted: 8th May 2019

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