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Joining a MAT is not the answer

The NEU supports our members in many MATs up and down the country – including our school leadership members. However, the irreversible decision to become part of a MAT should be made based on an informed view of the evidence … Continue reading

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The Revolving Door Created by the Conservative Party has a Long History

The High Court judgment that the Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove unlawfully awarded a contract to policy and public relations consultancy Public First pulls at the threads of the vested interests woven between the Conservative Party and its interlopers in … Continue reading

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Will my child get free school meals this summer?

A year on from Marcus Rashford’s successful campaign, what is the current situation?BBC News – Family & EducationRead More

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Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

New Department for Education data confirms a 20 per cent jump in the average trust’s reserves, up from £0.96 million a year earlier to £1.15 million. The figures cover the year to the end of last August however, capturing only … Continue reading

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Death of the single academy? Leaked documents reveal DfE vision

Standalone and small multi-academy trusts will wither away as mergers fuel the growth of larger trusts, according to leaked Department for Education documents seen by Schools Week. The news comes as a Schools Week analysis suggests a merger was approved … Continue reading

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