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Teachers at flagship Islington free school vote to strike over new ‘zero hour’ job terms

Teachers at one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools are staging a series of walkouts from Thursday over what they see as an attempt to introduce “zero-hour” contracts at their school.

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Workers’ rights breached as Cornwall school became an academy

TWENTY-EIGHT teachers have been awarded six weeks’ pay as compensation for Cornwall Council’s failure to provide them with information required by law when their school became an academy. After Pool Business and Enterprise College became Pool Academy Trust on April … Continue reading

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Briefing for Governors and Head teachers

Head teachers and Governors are coming under considerable pressure to convert to Academy status. This Briefing looks at some of the main questions that need to be considered before a school decides to embark on the road to becoming an academy.

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Why would a school want to become an Academy?

Despite the controversy, head teachers and governors, including those in primary schools, are considering conversion to academy status.
This briefing looks at some of the main questions asked about why they are seeking to convert.

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