Asbestos inspections in schools, colleges and trusts

Next month, schools will be subject to an inspection programme by the HSE on how they are managing the risks of asbestos.  In his guest blog, Robert Gould of ASCL Premier Partner Barker highlights what you need to do now.

Posted: 22/08/2022 15:57:15
  • Conditions
  • Business Leadership
  • Health and safety
  • Risk assessment
  • DfE
  • Blog

Post-16 Results: Let’s forget the scaremongering and celebrate the achievements of students and staff 

Headlines about large numbers of students missing out on university places because of lower grades this year are just nonsense, says ASCL’s Tom Middlehurst.

Posted: 16/08/2022 11:21:59
  • Post-16
  • Data
  • Examinations
  • A Levels
  • AS Levels
  • BTEC
  • Ofqual
  • UCAS
  • HE
  • University
  • College
  • FE
  • Performance measures
  • Blog

Conservative leadership contest misses the big issues in education

As the Conservative leadership contest continues this month, what should the world of education expect from Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak? Geoff Barton considers their campaign proposals in his latest blog. 

Posted: 15/08/2022 14:01:18
  • Funding
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Government
  • DfE
  • Blog

Addressing the issue of inequitable pay for school business leaders

ASCL’s Business Leadership Specialist Hayley Dunn discusses the importance of fair pay for school business leaders.

Posted: 03/08/2022 13:01:48
  • Employment
  • Pay
  • Funding
  • Business Leadership

Averting Disaster: The impact of poverty on disadvantaged children is a crisis we can’t ignore

Spiralling costs and inflation is affecting us all but is of a particular concern to how this impacts disadvantaged children. Dr Angela Donkin of the National Foundation of Educational Research shares the latest research and analysis in her guest blog. 

Posted: 02/08/2022 10:56:27
  • Learning
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Health and safety
  • Disadvantage Gap