New statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education: Statutory Guidance for Schools and Colleges published by DfE commences from 5 September 2016.
Last month The Supreme Court decided that the current system of Employment Tribunal fees was unlawful. This means now that an individual can bring a claim without having to pay any fees.
New guidance issued will help to focus on achieving the greatest improvement for pupil outcomes and to develop teachers as respected members of the profession. It will help anyone using the standard to understand in more detail the requirements for implementing effective professional development.
As well as being responsible for schools, colleges and universities, she also becomes the Minister for Women and Equalities. Her new department will expand to take on responsibility for universities and she will inherit a higher education bill, which could raise tuition fees in England, with a second reading due next week.
NASBM recently published their guidance on how schools can improve financial outcomes. The key points are summarised in this article for you.
There has been a lot of coverage in the press recently about the amount schools have been spending on supply cover. The survey, carried out in December 2015 by the Department of Education, looked at total expenditure of schools 2014-15 and how that was broken down. Read our article for more information on how this could be reduced.
Following the Government’s u-turn in regards to academisation, they have now issued an update to clarify their views.