At the weekend we opened up to public view our internal Multi-Academy Trust database on our site here. A number of people have asked why we did this, and a number have asked how. So here goes. We provide online tools to MATs so we need to know who our customers are likely to be.… Read More WYSIWYG

The mythical bean bag

So, today this letter dropped from the Education & Skills Funding Agency. It’s a bit of a boring one about budgeting and finance so won’t tend to get much attention. It should. The key section is this one: Let’s first of all consider the import of the final sentence. “We anticipate that in most cases… Read More The mythical bean bag

Cui bono

Ok, lets do the caveats first. There are clearly some issues that would warrant further investigation with respect to admissions. In my view social selection is the most pernicious form of selection given that it usually involves making either parents or children feel unworthy. So that needs to be looked at. There are also some… Read More Cui bono