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High Five: A Roundup of the Opening Keynotes from the 2017 ASCL Conference

Malcolm Trobe: The Responsibilities and Obligations of Leadership

  1. The fundamental issue is that there is not enough money coming into education.
  1. System-wide, it is surely more economically efficient to provide an incentive which improves retention of teachers in the system than to have significant numbers leave and have to train ever greater numbers to replace them.
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"Gays" In UK Government Forcing Their Agenda on Children As Young as Four

From Sky News…

An investigation in the Times newspaper last year revealed that tens of thousands of schoolchildren had been caught sharing sexual imagery.

Children as young as 12 had sent topless pictures to their peers, while one in 10 pupils had “sexted” a “non-school adult”, Freedom of Information data from 50 schools revealed.  476 more words

Reasons to be Cheerful in Education 

With the longest darkest night of the year just a month away; staff tired with loads to do in what is the usual mad busy Christmas Term, it is all too easy to become a bit negative.  528 more words


Education Bill scrapped: the local government impact

by Stacey Dingwall

This week saw the UK government officially drop plans for the Education Bill it announced during the Queen’s Speech earlier this year. Initially announced by then Chancellor George Osborne during last year’s Autumn Statement, the Bill would have seen all state schools in England removed from local authority control and forced to become academies by 2020. 583 more words

Government And Politics

Tories Drop Forced Academisation

In the 2015 Queen’s Speech the Tories said that they would introduce measures to academise more schools, believing that academies, in and of themselves, were inherently good. 543 more words
UK Politics

Employers will 'not be named and shamed' in foreign workers count

A minister said companies won’t be forced to reveal the number of foreign workers they employ to the public in a possible Tory u-turn.

Education Secretary, Justine Greening, said UK employers will not be ‘named and shamed’ in a bid to protect British jobs. 386 more words


What A Wonderful World

During the week Miss Piggy (aka Justine Greening), Secretary in a State about Education made a speech to the Muppet Party Conference in Birmingham. … 538 more words

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