Question of the week – 10 Jun

The Key

What's been happening recently in the education sector?

What’s been happening recently in the school sector?

Members of our school governor service can read our answer here, which is updated every week.

We summarise education-related headlines of the moment, including a story on the aftermath of the Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham, and a recent survey that  found four out of five adults want schools to do more to educate pupils about the effects and causes of racism.

I was interested to see that a number of options are being considered for those schools affected by ‘Trojan Horse’, including the setting up of a new independent learning trust or trusts, or the introduction of ‘superheads’. I wonder whether wider questions on the state of school governance and the effective oversight of schools will continue to be posed as this story unravels.

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