Category Archives: Top story

puts story at the top of the news list (until a more recent story in the “Top story” category is posted)

AAA statement on Labour’s education policy announcement

Press release 25th September 2018 For immediate use   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 … Continue reading

Posted in Top story | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Top story | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Top story | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Top story | Leave a comment

The National Education Service – from vision to reality

Posted in Top story | Leave a comment