A recent Ofsted report has highlighted the role of governors in evaluating CPD. David Gordon examines the report and other sources of information that will be valuable to governors in this task

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The long-awaited report of the Ministerial Working Group on School Governance comments on the performance of governing bodies and makes recommendations for change. David Gordon examines its findings

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A new report has found that well deployed teaching assistants help raise a school’s attainment. David Gordon looks at the details

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Outstanding e-safety provision requires clear leadership vision and whole-school involvement. David Gordon looks at new recommendations from Ofsted

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As Bike to School week approaches, David Gordon looks at what governors can do to make sure their school is ‘bike friendly’

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Two recent Ofsted reports highlight the characteristics of schools that have excelled against the odds. David Gordon examines the reports and looks at what governors can do to help their schools achieve and sustain excellence

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As the government warns schools to start planning for a period of austerity, David Gordon rounds up essential information to help your school prepare for the future

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As Ofsted urges schools to make sustainability a top priority in their improvement plans, David Gordon looks at what governors can do to help their school go green

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Governors play a vital strategic role in the management of a school, so it is worth investing some time and resource in making sure that they are performing as effectively as possible

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David Gordon looks at the problem of fraudulent admissions applications and provides a set of common ruses to look out for

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School governors have been told that they can expect to be at the forefront of the government’s latest drive to improve behaviour in schools

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