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Reflections and endings

General Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:31

Thursday heralded the inauguration of the new ADCS President Alison Michalska, it was a grand occasion – as always many external friends and...

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Reforms to high needs funding

Funding Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:31

The fall out following the announcement of a new national funding formula (NFF) for schools has been very public and therefore hard to miss....

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World Social Work Day

Workforce Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:42

This Tuesday (21 March) was World Social Work Day. There was lots of activity in local authorities and organisations across the country and on...

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Keep calm, it’s only Ofsted!

Inspection & Improvement Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:08

“She’s gone mad,” they said. “Completely bonkers,” said others. People looked at each other and shook their heads in disbelief.

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Doing Things Differently

Safeguarding & Child Protection Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:23

Last week was a “doing things differently” kind of week. On Monday I attended a Criminal Justice Board event as Chairperson of the County...

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