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Meeting on the Financial Efficacy of MATs | APPG

APPG for Education Meeting with Jason Gould, The Education Company Thursday 12th January 2017 at 11.15am On Thursday 12th January, the APPG for Education hosted Jason Gould from The Education Company, to present his research on the financial efficacy of Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs). 22 more words

Financial Efficacy of Multi-Academy Trusts | APPG

On the 12th January 2017, at 11:15am in Room R of Portcullis House, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education will be meeting to discuss the financial efficacy of Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs). 35 more words

Social tourism in the UK - a short history

Social tourism, as a term, is not well known in the UK and is even less understood. 

But actually helping people access a break is a long-established practice here; indeed, a recent on-line social tourism survey carried out by the University of Nottingham and the University of Exeter of the not-for-profit sector in England and Wales alone showed that upwards of 600 registered charities provided, as part of the help they offer to people, support with breaks and day trips. 1,923 more words

APPG for Education hosts third inquiry roundtable | APPG

On 22nd November 2016, the APPG for Education hosted the third and final discussion in a series of roundtable events as part of its inquiry in to how well British schools are preparing young people for their future careers. 25 more words

All Parliamentary Party Group on ADR

Last month I attended the All Parliamentary Party Group on ADR at the House of Commons. Several of us (eight in all) were giving a presentation to MP’s about the use and value of mediation in various sectors (environment, faith, commercial, community, schools, international, family and restorative justice). 136 more words

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APPG for Education hosts second inquiry roundtable | APPG

On the 19th October, the APPG for Education hosted the second in a series of roundtable events as part of its inquiry in to how well British schools are preparing young people for their future careers. 28 more words

APPG for Education holds first inquiry roundtable | APPG

At the start of the summer, the APPG for Education launched an inquiry in to how well British schools are preparing young people for their future careers. 38 more words