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Academy chains: implications for leadership by Ina Zuncke

As of 1st of March 2012 there were 1,635 academies open in England, of which 1,298 were converted academies and 337 sponsored academies. A further 161 sponsored academies, ... Read More

Academies Update: February 2012 by Ina Zuncke

The latest data released by the Department for Education (DfE) shows that as of 1st of February 2012, there are 1,580 academies open in England. The number of open ... Read More

ICT in Schools by Ina Zuncke

There is little doubt that technology plays a huge role in our society, with increasing use of computer technology in our everyday lives and an increasing number of people ... Read More

Autumn Statement 2011 by Dale Peters

Yesterday's Autumn Statement (previously known as the Pre-Budget Report) provided some additional detail on school funding up until the end of Parliament. A total of £1.2 ... Read More

It records it projects it causes a stir 3M Shoot n Share CP45 Camcorder Projector by Admin

Guest post from Gethin Nichols, Educational Technology Specialist at RM Education The best part of my job is applying technology to real classroom application, and every ... Read More

Business Intelligence: does it have a place in our schools? by Admin

School improvement starts here! At the National College New Heads Conference this morning, Matt Walker (RM Education) and Robin Sutton (an independent educational ... Read More

Important information for schools converting to Academy status before September by Admin

It's come to our attention the fact that a number of schools risk losing, in some cases, significant surplus revenue funds if converting to academy status before September. ... Read More

School Funding: More Questions Than Answers by Dale Peters

School Funding The final day of Parliament before the summer recess saw the Government's response to the Review of Education Capital in England and the launch of ... Read More

Academies: The Story So Far by Dale Peters

All I seem to be writing about at the moment is academies, but it forms a major component of the Government's education policy, so I think that's okay. Rather than bring you ... Read More

June Academy Update by Dale Peters

Information released by the Department for Education (DfE) today shows that 1,244 schools have now applied for academy status, which means a further 192 schools applied ... Read More

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