Tag Archive: Academies

Pocket Watch: What does the Academies Commission Report tell us?

universities

To download the PDF please click here 2013/6 Introduction The relentless rise of Academies continues. Last month, in a notably tight Funding Statement, the Chancellor was able to ‘reward’ Michael Gove with nearly £1bn to help with development of Academies and other schools and last week, the DfE confirmed that over 2,600 schools are now…

Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration

Panel

How can we secure the school-to-school collaboration unanimously agreed to be so vital for school improvement, in a system of autonomous schools operating in competition with one another? This has emerged as a central question in the debates following the launch of the Academies Commission Report. The response to the Commission Report has been overwhelmingly…

Academies Commission report ‘Unleashing Greatness’

Academies Commission - large

Set up by the Pearson Think Tank and the RSA to examine the long term impact of academisation on educational outcomes, the Academy Commission’s report, Unleashing Greatness, argues that the Government must apply a more systematic approach towards implementing the next phase of the academies programme as well as a forensic focus on teaching quality…

PearsonCPL and RSA launch new commission into the mass ‘academisation’ of schools

Commission

The impact of the government’s drive to increase the number of academies in the school sector will be put under the spotlight in a new independent commission chaired by Christine Gilbert, former Chief Inspector, Ofsted.  The Commission is provided in partnership between the RSA and the Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning. Christine will be…

Pocket Watch – Sector-based work academies. What are they?

workexperience

Introduction One of the measures the Government is keen to highlight as it seeks to respond to the latest ‘grim’ unemployment figures is sector-based academies. In the words of the Employment Minister: “sector-based academies are the next key part of our strategy to tackle youth unemployment… they will put people at the head of the…

Pocket Watch – Discipline in schools

Schools

Introduction In the month or so following the riots, considerable emphasis has been placed on the role of school discipline. It’s something that the Prime Minister and Secretary of State spoke about a fair bit while in Opposition and has now become a key element in the Government’s response to the riots. David Cameron raised…

Tag Archive: Academies

Pocket Watch: What does the Academies Commission Report tell us?

universities

To download the PDF please click here 2013/6 Introduction The relentless rise of Academies continues. Last month, in a notably tight Funding Statement, the Chancellor was able to ‘reward’ Michael Gove with nearly £1bn to help with development of Academies and other schools and last week, the DfE confirmed that over 2,600 schools are now…

Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration

Panel

How can we secure the school-to-school collaboration unanimously agreed to be so vital for school improvement, in a system of autonomous schools operating in competition with one another? This has emerged as a central question in the debates following the launch of the Academies Commission Report. The response to the Commission Report has been overwhelmingly…

Academies Commission report ‘Unleashing Greatness’

Academies Commission - large

Set up by the Pearson Think Tank and the RSA to examine the long term impact of academisation on educational outcomes, the Academy Commission’s report, Unleashing Greatness, argues that the Government must apply a more systematic approach towards implementing the next phase of the academies programme as well as a forensic focus on teaching quality…

PearsonCPL and RSA launch new commission into the mass ‘academisation’ of schools

Commission

The impact of the government’s drive to increase the number of academies in the school sector will be put under the spotlight in a new independent commission chaired by Christine Gilbert, former Chief Inspector, Ofsted.  The Commission is provided in partnership between the RSA and the Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning. Christine will be…

Pocket Watch – Sector-based work academies. What are they?

workexperience

Introduction One of the measures the Government is keen to highlight as it seeks to respond to the latest ‘grim’ unemployment figures is sector-based academies. In the words of the Employment Minister: “sector-based academies are the next key part of our strategy to tackle youth unemployment… they will put people at the head of the…

Pocket Watch – Discipline in schools

Schools

Introduction In the month or so following the riots, considerable emphasis has been placed on the role of school discipline. It’s something that the Prime Minister and Secretary of State spoke about a fair bit while in Opposition and has now become a key element in the Government’s response to the riots. David Cameron raised…

Tag Archive: Academies

Pocket Watch: What does the Academies Commission Report tell us?

universities

To download the PDF please click here 2013/6 Introduction The relentless rise of Academies continues. Last month, in a notably tight Funding Statement, the Chancellor was able to ‘reward’ Michael Gove with nearly £1bn to help with development of Academies and other schools and last week, the DfE confirmed that over 2,600 schools are now…

Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration

Panel

How can we secure the school-to-school collaboration unanimously agreed to be so vital for school improvement, in a system of autonomous schools operating in competition with one another? This has emerged as a central question in the debates following the launch of the Academies Commission Report. The response to the Commission Report has been overwhelmingly…

Academies Commission report ‘Unleashing Greatness’

Academies Commission - large

Set up by the Pearson Think Tank and the RSA to examine the long term impact of academisation on educational outcomes, the Academy Commission’s report, Unleashing Greatness, argues that the Government must apply a more systematic approach towards implementing the next phase of the academies programme as well as a forensic focus on teaching quality…

PearsonCPL and RSA launch new commission into the mass ‘academisation’ of schools

Commission

The impact of the government’s drive to increase the number of academies in the school sector will be put under the spotlight in a new independent commission chaired by Christine Gilbert, former Chief Inspector, Ofsted.  The Commission is provided in partnership between the RSA and the Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning. Christine will be…

Pocket Watch – Sector-based work academies. What are they?

workexperience

Introduction One of the measures the Government is keen to highlight as it seeks to respond to the latest ‘grim’ unemployment figures is sector-based academies. In the words of the Employment Minister: “sector-based academies are the next key part of our strategy to tackle youth unemployment… they will put people at the head of the…

Pocket Watch – Discipline in schools

Schools

Introduction In the month or so following the riots, considerable emphasis has been placed on the role of school discipline. It’s something that the Prime Minister and Secretary of State spoke about a fair bit while in Opposition and has now become a key element in the Government’s response to the riots. David Cameron raised…