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Michael Gove attends National Pupil dataset Event

A Guest Blog from Learning Pool Director Mary McKenna I spent Sunday afternoon at the Department for Education sponsored #pupildata event in London organised by Emma Mulqueeny and the Rewired State team ( http://rewiredstate.org/ ) This was a first of its … Continue reading

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Education Committee – #AskGove

The Education Committee met today to ask questions of Michael Gove. Part of the session was given to specific #AskGove tweets submitted. See what Mr Gove had to say: Tweet Continue reading

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ICT, Computer Science, Schools and Governors

Over the last few days there has been an avalanche of news and opinion about ICT in schools. Schools are being overcharged in IT leasing agreements, signing agreements that overcharge them for the most basic IT equipment. Ian Livingstone talks … Continue reading

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Doing Better for Less

Well, Wednesday was quite a day, wasn’t it? It felt like the nation was holding a collective breath until George Osborne rose from his seat to deliver the much-anticipated Spending Review.  Poking through the opinions since then, it seems that no-one knows … Continue reading

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Schools Invited to Become Academies

Education Secretary Michael Gove has written to all primary and secondary schools in England inviting them to become academies. Academies are state-funded schools which are independent of local authority control. Schools rated as outstanding by inspectors could be fast-tracked into academy … Continue reading

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All Change for Modern Governors?

The new Education Secretary Michael Gove has made a brisk start. The DCSF has already been renamed as the Department for Education and Mr Gove says that it will be “re-focused on supporting teaching and learning”. Webmasters across Westminster have … Continue reading

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