What’s been going on this week? Explore the best bits from EdExec over the last seven days – features, interviews, case studies…


 

Academies & MATs

London school fights academisation by striking

9th November 2018

Teachers at a London school are fighting forced academisation with a strike that hit the eight-day mark on Wednesday One of the UK’s oldest state schools walked out for the eighth day earlier this week, [read more]

Leadership

Manchester school leapfrogs up Ofsted ratings

8th November 2018

According to Manchester Evening News, a boys’ academy has leapfrogged from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘outstanding’, but the head teacher believes that morals are far more important than ratings A Manchester school has leapt from ‘requires [read more]

Finance & funding

SEN costs in Oxfordshire soar

7th November 2018

According to Oxford Times, a rise in the need for support for SEN pupils is expected to lead to a huge overspend for the council unless it can find innovative ways to save money A [read more]

Finance & funding

Three education unions respond to Budget announcement

5th November 2018

The NEU, NAHT and ASCL are simultaneously consulting members on what steps to take following the disappointing Budget announcement Following the government’s controversial response to school funding in last week’s Budget announcement, three education unions [read more]

Editor's Choice

From the magazine; Shaving off the pounds

5th November 2018

Do you find shaving off the pounds a rewarding activity? Knowing these essential procurement tricks well help you maximise savings. For October’s issue of Education Executive, independent procurement consultant Naomi Clews, of Naomi Clews Consultancy Ltd, shared [read more]