News from May, 2019

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

Education Secretary talks about high needs funding and the removal of coasting and floor standards

Speaking at the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) annual conference the Education Secretary Damian Hinds announced a new call for evidence on high needs funding and confirmed plans to remove floor and coasting standards in favour of a ...

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Posted: 9th May 2019

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Report into exclusions – changes to guidance on school exclusion

Edward Timpson, a former education minister has written a report, now published making recommendations on changes to the rules around schools excluding pupils as he was not “confident that every exclusion is legal, fair and reasonable”. The ...

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Posted: 10th May 2019

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Its official – school breaktimes are shorter

Latest research suggests that school breaktimes are shorter than two decades ago, resulting in children missing out on opportunities to make friends, socialise and exercise. Comparing data from 1,133 primary and secondary schools in 2017 with data ...

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Posted: 13th May 2019

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Free Ofsted Framework Seminar 26 June 2019

Have you booked your place for a free Ofsted Framework Seminar on Wednesday 26th June 2019 at the Tiverton High School, 6.00pm? DAG has arranged, in conjunction with Babcock Governance Consultancy and the Diocese of Exeter, a free evening ...

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Posted: 14th May 2019

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How many hours do you spend as a Chair?

Following a survey by the National Governance Association (NGA) identifying that a MAT chair works 49.6 days a year, we are asking Devon chairs of maintained and academy schools what their time commitment is. This research by the NGA follows a ...

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Posted: 15th May 2019

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