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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

The future of classroom technology: blue sky thinking at the RSA Academy by Admin

I'd like to introduce Umran Naeem, Director of ICT at the RSA Academy, who has kindly written this thought provoking guest blog on a recent blue sky thinking session between ... Read More

Celebrating the 20,000,000th Glow log-in by Admin

Scotland is walking the talk when it comes to embedding its national intranet (called 'Glow') in learning and teaching.  This week witnessed the 20 millionth log-in to ... Read More

Government Response to Wolf Report by Dale Peters

On the 3rd March 2011 Professor Alison Wolf published her review of vocational education in England. The scope of the review was: To consider how we can improve vocational ... Read More

Academy Update by Dale Peters

Data released by the Department for Education today shows that the number of academies in England has now reached 658, of which 274 are sponsored academies and 384 are ... Read More

RM Assessment awarded premium business continuity certification by Admin

Business continuity is essential in a high stakes exam situation, which mean that awarding bodies need secure, robust and resilient processes and systems. RM Assessment, the ... Read More

Academy Summary by Dale Peters

Last week the Department for Education released the latest figures on schools in England converting to Academy status. A further 162 schools converted in March 2011, which ... Read More

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