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

Ducking the issue

Yesterday the SoS spoke to the National Governors Association Summer conference. Amongst other things, she said this: Because a school-led system doesn’t mean schools as islands, making their own way. It means schools fully integrated with the local community, responsive to local parents and, crucially, connected with, learning from and supporting other schools. And you… Read More Ducking the issue