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Friday Update - 19 December 2014

Merry Christmas to all Governors and a Happy New Year

This final update in 2014 highlights Statutory Guidance on the new School Admissions Code which came into force today, the new school food standards that become mandatory from January 2015, the announcement of new measures to help schools instill character in pupils and findings from a research study carried out by the Literacy Trust suggesting boys are held back by their reluctance to write outside of school. 511 more words

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Friday Update - 12 December 2014

In a busy week for the Education sector we highlight the publication of Ofsted’s Annual Report for 2014, the 2014 Primary school league tables, revised statutory Guidance on Exclusions that comes into force from January 2015, the creation of a new careers body for 12-18 year olds and consultation on a new independent college of teaching. 528 more words

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The Apprentice 2014 Episode 9 – Negotiation

Episode nine and we’ve lost James at last! I was amazed that he’d stayed in the process so long. It just goes to show you how far enthusiasm can get you, because it seemed that that was the only thing keeping him in it. 1,244 more words

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Friday Update - 5 December 2014

This week we highlight potential Department for Education consultations which would make changes to regulations affecting Governors and new rules barring certain people from working with the under 8s… 291 more words

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Friday Update - 28 November 2014

This week we have a jam packed update highlighting new guidance from the Department for Education on promoting British values, revisions to the 20 Key Questions for School Governing bodies,  a new campaign to encourage more foreign exchange trips, a series of free national careers roadshows for Governors and new guidance on the purchase, installation and maintenance of defibrillators in schools. 656 more words

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How Can I Use Categories and Tags Effectively?

Note: If thinking about the little details involved in designing a website isn’t your cup of tea, skip this week’s post and come back next week. 270 more words

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Friday Update - 21 November 2014

This week we have an update on the Great North Maths hub and highlight the announcement of increased pupil premium funding in primary schools for 2015/16 and new action from the Department for Education on supporting pupils’ mental health. 349 more words

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