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Quickly translate this site using Google Translate

December 14, 2011

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Parlez-vous Français? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? ¿Hablo Español? Beszél Magyarul?, and more … The Translate page now has direct links to Google Translate in the languages below. Google Translate will translate the whole website for you — Google Translate is not 100% accurate, though! Arabic Belarusian Bengali Bulgarian Chinese (simplified) Chinese (traditional) Czech Danish Dutch Estonian […]

Controversy over proposed PR bill (from the TES)

November 7, 2011

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(Original article from the TES) The use of taxpayers’ money by academy chains has been called into question after it emerged that the UK’s largest sponsor is to spend £1 million on public relations. United Church Schools Trust (UCST) and its subsidiary United Learning Trust (ULT), which sponsors 20 academies across the country, is advertising […]

How much should you spend promoting your school?

November 7, 2011

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Following on from the article in the TES in October 2011 and my follow up letter, what is it reasonable to spend money on to promote your school? It’s easy to criticise headline figures without knowing all the details. If this were just the budget for all marketing activity for 20 academies that’s £10,000 per academy a […]

Was the education system to blame for the August riots?

September 8, 2011

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People have put forward lots of theories about why the riots in August took place. To what extent was/wasn’t the education sysetm to blame? Have your say!

Welcome

September 8, 2011

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Do you work in or with the education sector, or want to know more about it? Or are you a parent or employer who finds all the Departments, agencies, levels, stages and all the acronyms that come with them confusing? This website aims to provide a very simple overview of the education system in England and […]