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Pay for CEOs of largest MATs rises £10k on average

Chief executive salaries at the largest multi-academy trusts (MATs) increased by around £10,000 on average in the past year, according to a survey. Findings published today show that average salaries for MAT leaders in trusts responsible for more than 5,000 pupils … Continue reading

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School’s performance declined after becoming academy

Park View primary school in Huyton became part of the Dean multi academy trust in January 2016. The trusts runs a number of schools across the north west, including Lord Derby academy in Knowsley. Before Park View’s conversion to an … Continue reading

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Need to know: DfE’s plans for academies

Senior officials from the Department for Education have faced questioning this afternoon from MPs over academy finances. The DfE’s permanent secretary Susan Acland-Hood was among those giving evidence to the Commons Public Accounts Committee today. Here is everything you need … Continue reading

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Women workers fighting ‘fire and re hire’

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Nadhim Zahawi on what he is going to do next

With so many areas catching his attention, structural changes to the education system may, you might think, be on hold. But in reality, all of the areas outlined above will likely fall into the shadow of what is expected to … Continue reading

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