Blog - Steve Lancashire writes for TES about the benefits of joining an academy trust
‘Schools can and should choose their family – join an academy trust’
Sometimes, a number of seemingly disparate issues and challenges come together to form not a perfect storm, but an alignment of the stars.
Take for instance some of the main headlines in TES over recent weeks: the government’s position that all schools are to become academies by 2020; schools’ preparedness to navigate the turbulent waters of budgetary pressures; struggling with the entrenched issue of teacher recruitment and how we can get the best in our profession into the parts of the country that need the most support; and Ofsted’s latest pronouncements on the increasingly entrenched North/South divide.
So what’s the solution?
(Read the full article on TES’s website, here).