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Warwick Mansell
Freelance education journalist and ed policy nerd. News and features. Blog for TES, Prospect union, NUT, Modern Governor. Press for BERA annual conference.
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Jim Adams 11m
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He may have done better not to choose a school he had direct involvement with in terms of a controversial conversion.
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Warwick Mansell 2h
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The lack of transparency about way wider on-ground decisions being made just invites concern, which believe me is coming from many quarters.
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Warwick Mansell 2h
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Absolutely. Do respect Tim Coulson. It's still a very interesting development.
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Warwick Mansell 2h
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...There does seem to be a systemic blind-spot about possible unintended consequences of "sch-led" system, including transparency, trust.
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Warwick Mansell 2h
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Lots of issues in sys now in terms of closeness of decision-making relationships, given very little transparency. Surprised you don't see.
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Warwick Mansell 2h
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Yes, because of course any questions about closeness of connections between those having influence over institutional changes unimportant ;)
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Warwick Mansell 3h
Still under 1/2 primary Ofsted inspections mention science, Wellcome T finds: Old Ofsted reports used to insp subjs
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Schools Week 9h
Almost 9 in 10 schools face cuts under new funding plans, according to the newly relaunched School Cuts website
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Schools Week 7h
Academy trusts are spending millions on private alternative provision - but not all of it has been inspected
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Warwick Mansell 5h
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Think the insight re DfE not really "getting" need for transparency particularly powerful.Civil servants report to ministers,not the public?
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Warwick Mansell 6h
TC clearly very able. But lots of issues here, I think. Too many to tweet about now.
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Warwick Mansell 6h
Characteristically great piece:'When it comes to transparency over academies, DfE just doesn't get it'
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Warwick Mansell 6h
He's actually no longer rsc. But still: interconnections are interesting.
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Lauren Cope 7h
Wow - another interesting GYCA development...
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Rachel Gooch 7h
HT . The layers to this are really interesting. Coulson taking responsibility for the decisions he made on this one?
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Rescue Our Schools 7h
Good grief. The hits keep coming!
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Warwick Mansell 7h
Yes, of course. It's just remarkable that cons can happen, now, after decision irreversibly made. V diff from what happened re GM schools?
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Warwick Mansell 7h
Did I read this right? Another extraordinary twist in GYCA story, as former RSC becomes chair of govs?
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Tim Coulson 9h
Enjoyed visiting the school this morning and delighted to be working with the school as chair of governors
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Warwick Mansell 8h
If it's the latter, that would be break from current philosophy that the trust is the most important actor in this system.
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