#EducatEd2016

Sponsored by SAM Learning and taking place on July 1st 2016, The #EducatEd2016 Conference is set to be a day of interesting and inspiring keynote lectures and workshops, lead by the likes of Professor Rebecca Allen, Professor Becky Taylor, Professor Pete Dudley, Xavier Eloquin and Alex Kelly. The theme for the day is “Towards a…

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Fighting through the red tape: why teachers are increasingly concerned about bureaucracy

Bureaucracy. Once the Conservatives positioned themselves as its fiercest opponent, accusing those on the left of forcing more and more of it on an unwilling population, every reform presented as a means to reduce ‘red tape’ and ‘interference’. Yet for those working in education today, bureaucracy seems to be the main result of the Conservatives’…

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SAM Schools: Moreton Community School

Moreton Community School, located one mile north east of Wolverhampton, is a mixed comprehensive that caters for over 700 students. The school is immensely proud of its examination and curriculum success, as well as its extensive extra-curricular programme which regularly has over 75 activities taking place each week outside of lesson time. There is a…

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What about the parents?

We have already written about Nicky Morgan’s ‘devo-max’ White Paper, paying particular attention to her claim the measures outlined are driven by a desire to hand down more power to schools, away from the micro-management of Westminster and Whitehall. One detail that calls this claim into question, however, is the decision to abolish parent governors.…

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