Progression UPS 2 – 3. Progression on UPS should be based on two successful consecutive reviews as part of performance management.
Every Child Matters
As the integration of 'children's services' gathers pace John Chowcat looks ahead to the changes schools might expect to see in the months and years to come
School is out again. No more league tables to worry about governors' meetings to sit through LEA networking sessions to attend or inter–departmental squabbling to mediate.
The Limits of Parent Power
It is a telling fact that an increasing number of schools now have signs in reception areas indicating that abuse violence and bad language will not be tolerated
Better working through networking
Early results suggest huge benefits for teachers and pupils alike – so could Primary learning Networks be the way forward for CPD?
A better future for assistants
Successful strike action has shown that teaching assistants are not prepared to be the ones who lose out as workforce reform continues
Education Secretary Ruth Kelly has unveiled plans for Englands schools to offer year–round out–of–hours activities splashing out and extra £680m to allow schools to open from 8am to 6pm during term time and holidays.
Buildings fit for the future
If redesigned schools are to offer a learning environment fit for the 21st century argues Caroline Morland then they will have to embody the values of our revamped education system.
Giving pupils a say
Although far from a new idea children's rights have barely registered an impact on school decision making. In the first of two features this month on 'student voice' Lucy Sweetman suggests how we might start listening