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|Description||The course considers the main advantages and disadvantages of converting to academy status. It provides an overview of the process of converting to academy status and the support provided and it helps participants to understand how academies are funded and their main freedoms, especially with regard to admissions, pay and conditions and the curriculum. The course explains the main models of how academies can work together, including through partnerships and academy chains and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of other forms of legal status and collaboration such as federations and trusts.|
|Categories||Primary, Secondary, Early Years/Foundation, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Business Manager, Head of Department / Faculty, Change Management, Business Management, Organisational Improvement, Education system, Out of school, Governor|
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Aimed at: Governors, headteachers and senior leaders in primary, secondary and special schools
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Following attendance on a course, all delegates are welcome to contact the main office with any questions and queries relating to the training and its application within school.
For most courses, tailored follow up consultancy services, coaching and mentoring are available but these are at a separate cost. For quotations, delgates should contact the main office as discounts are available.
• What is an academy and how does it differ from other schools?
• The main academy ‘freedoms’ – especially admissions, pay and conditions and the curriculum
Tutor: The tutor has been an independent educational consultant and school inspector for over twelve years. With extensive consultancy experience, he currently works in the academies programme and has supported many schools across the country considering conversion. He is also an education adviser for several leading national academy chains and sponsors.
Additionally, he delivers high quality education leadership training on behalf of many well-known organisations and is also a regional associate for the National College for School Leadership and has been a school improvement partner (SIP) for eight schools
This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.