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With the government insisting that all schools become academies, what does this mandatory academisation mean for governance of local schools?...

With the recruitment process for the next head of Ofsted rumoured to be looking to the US, Dr Jacqueline Baxter asks what the role of the inspectorate is....

Reflections on Sir Michael Wilshaw's second commentary which focused on school governance, and outlined HMCI's solutons to issues around bad governance....

Questions around the implications of paid governance in schools - what bigger issues are there? What unintended consequences might play out in schools?...

Here at Modern Governor we have been watching with interest the debate going on around paying school governors following Sir Michael Wilshaw’s recent comments In an article in today’s Guardian, Lord Bichard argues It is more critical that governors understand their roles and the practical ways...

Ofsted have confirmed the line-up of Regional Directors who will be responsible for helping to drive up standards in childcare, schools, and learning and skills providers in England. This is from the Ofsted website… Among the new appointees who will be joining the inspectorate in the coming...

Strong leadership at every level is critical if England wants to have a world class education and skills system, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills said yesterday. Launching his first Annual Report, Sir Michael Wilshaw said that leadership in schools, in colleges...

A new Ofsted report examining English teaching has found that while in many schools English teaching is effective and pupils make good progress, standards in English are not high enough and, since 2008, there has been no overall improvement in primary pupils’ learning. Moving English forward...

This week during a meeting of the Education Committee the new Ofsted Head, Sir Michael Wilshaw, stated that he thinks (some) governors should be paid. "I think we need to spend a lot more time on governance arrangements." "When schools do poorly or badly, it's not just the...