Tag: academies

Jan 23 2017

Meeting on the Financial Efficacy of MATs

On Thursday 12th January, the APPG for Education hosted Jason Gould from The Education Company, to present his research on the financial efficacy of Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs). Danny Kinahan MP opened the floor, and introduced Caroline Wright, Director General of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), who gave a brief background on the importance of …

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Oct 16 2015

APPG for Education meeting on the usefulness of the term “Coasting Schools”

In our second meeting of this Parliament, the APPG for Education was delighted to host Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for Schools, and Dame Vicki Paterson, Executive Headteacher of the Brindishe Schools, a federation of three state primary schools in London, for a discussion on the usefulness of the term ‘coasting schools’. Vice Chair …

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Jan 31 2012

The changing schools landscape

Four panellists with a range of experience and views joined the APPG and around 50 guests to debate “The changing schools landscape: what can maintained schools, free schools and academies learn from one another?” With Nic Dakin MP chairing the meeting, the panellists were: Fiona Millar, education journalist and co-founder of the Local Schools Network …

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