Tag: budgets

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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Feb 17 2014

Meeting on the Impact of the Classroom Environment on Educational Attainment

On Tuesday 11 February 2014, the All Party-Parliamentary Group for Education examined what impact the classroom learning environment has on educational attainment. The meeting was addressed by Professor Peter Barrett of Salford University, who is currently conducting research in this area, Murray Hudson, of Grantells Ltd and Will Hinks of Metalliform. Welcomed and introduced by …

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Jun 29 2011

Schools’ freedom in budget and infrastructure management

The APPG was joined by Sarah Healey, Director of the Schools Resources Group, DfE, and Iain Wright MP, shadow Education Minister. Sarah gave an overview of the Government’s intention that schools should have as much freedom in their spending as possible, highlighting how grants have been mainstreamed and how schools are able to use the …

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