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AAA statement on Labour’s education policy announcement

  AAA Statement on Labour’s policy announcement Education for the many, not the few. Angela Rayner’s bold speech has put an end to the era of ‘cross party consensus’ on academisation that has dominated the education policy of the main … Continue reading

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Schools forced to shell out £3.8 million in council conversion fees

Schools have had to shell out £3.8 million to cover the legal costs of converting to academies after a surge in councils passing on the bill. A Schools Week investigation has revealed that more than half of councils now impose … Continue reading

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Why is Labour so timid on education? It makes the Lib Dems look radical

As an active Labour member I want to see radical ideas coming from shadow secretary of state Angela Rayner aimed at tackling these challenges. Labour’s flagship education policy, the National Education Service (NES), contains the seeds of this radical potential. … Continue reading

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Alternative provision academy trust turns to online learning to make savings

An academy trust in charge of 11 alternative provision academies intends to increase its use of online learning as part of a plan to cut more than £2.5 million from its budget, it has emerged. The TBAP trust, which runs AP … Continue reading

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The National Education Service – from vision to reality

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