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Local authorities have a role to play in education

For several decades, successive Labour and tory governments lambasted local authorities for spending too much on central office costs and depriving schools of cash. There were even those in Mr Gove’s time in office that may have believed that all money not handed to schools was money wasted. 494 more words


You Can't Go Wrong

Wirral Globe followed up the announcement of the resignation of  Julia Hassall -Wirral Council’s Director of Children’s Services –  by publishing a leaked email which was sent to Wirral’s teachers. 598 more words

Ingrow Primary School retains its good status

Ingrow Primary School has been judged to be good by Ofsted for the second time in five years.

In a glowing report the inspectors found that the “leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection.” 332 more words


Management and Financial Failures at KCC

In previous blogs the Grenfell Action Group promised to shine some light on the management of the Kensington and Chelsea College, and especially on our concerns that the College’s current problems have been caused by the actions of the Board members who were supposed to safeguard the wellbeing of this much loved educational institute. 1,344 more words

ITT by numbers

Until not that long ago I didn’t really have a clue how to run an ITT partnership. So I did what I usually do when stuck and turned to others, namely leaders from within the trust. 1,110 more words


General election 2017: Getting a high-quality education for deaf children

In my own education and in others, I often come across the phrase “he’s coping well”. I hate the phrase. I hate it because it seems to suggest a lower set of expectations for deaf children is perfectly OK and even something to aspire to. 435 more words


The importance of being outstanding

Do you know how some things just hang in the air? You can feel them coming, building up that suspense. You have the feeling that it’s going to influence your life quite a lot, but you’re not quite sure if it’s for better or for worse. 833 more words