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Inspiring Governors

The Inspiring Governors Alliance has launched a campaign today to encourage more people to become school governors. This group of Head teachers’ organisations, the National Governors’ Association, employers groups and the Department for Education and Department for Business have joined forces to encourage more “high-calibre people” to become governors. There is a particular desire to […]

The importance of support for middle leaders

Ofsted, in its recently published review of the E-ACT Academies, highlighted key weaknesses across many of the 16 academies. One item in the list of shortcomings was “poor quality assurance by middle leaders”. According to Ofsted’s handbook inspectors look at: How well leaders, managers and governors pursue excellence, modelling professional standards in all of their work. […]

Educate Services is pleased to announce the acquisition of EM Direct – an initial teacher training provider

Educate Services is pleased to announce the acquisition of EM Direct, the East-Midlands based provider of initial teacher training. This acquisition fits Educate’s core strategy of providing high value added middle and back office services to schools. As government policy presses for the greater involvement of schools in teacher training, through the School Direct programme, […]