Research


london why schools unsure
12 Oct 2011

A powerful defence of the role of Local Councils in Education, particularly since it is compiled from research amongst Headteachers and Chairs of Governors. It is also damning of ‘Free’ schools, “perceiving it as ill thought-out and undemocratic”.

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11 Oct 2011

The proposal to establish an Academy, contested by a local campaign of opposition and entailing, unlike any other education policy initiative, an element of local public consultation, provides an exceptionally revealing insight into the process by which education policy is translated from the national to the local level, and the role of local government in the process.

11 Oct 2011

This paper evaluates the evidence for the performance of the models on which the policy is based: charter schools in the US, free schools in Sweden, and Labour’s academies.

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11 Oct 2011

In contrast to Labour’s reliance on centralised prescription and regulation, the key principle of the Coalition’s strategy is to extend supply-side school autonomy.

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ATL privateers slider
30 Sep 2011

Excellent brochure listing the privateers who are lining up to take over our schools.

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