Next week’s Annual NASS Conference sees the launch of a new book ‘Special School Leaders – Case Studies from Leaders of Independent Schools and Non Maintained Special Schools’. Published by NASS working with AKN Consulting this resource shares the experiences… Read More »
My work has always taken place in the space between charities and schools, where I am preoccupied with the question of access. Why is it that those who stand to benefit the most from enrichment – from a broader range… Read More »
Mixed-income streams and long-term strategy underpin models of sustainability when keeping a charity afloat
This blog is taken from the 2018/19 YHA Impact Review which can be read in full here. It explores the challenges of impact reporting in a contemporary charity.
Following the launch of Hinds’ character education consultation in this blog Anita provides 10 points to consider about character, including a historic look at a similar debate – for all you fine gentlemen!
It’s been a series of rapid releases in education. I have had a lot of requests to write a response and to date I have struggled. And it’s taken me a while to figure out why. I have realised it’s because the general response from the education system has been – well – broadly ‘pin the tail on the blame donkey’.
With the debate on the purpose of education very much alive Anita presents, in this blog, an alternative view based on the skills future generations will need to overcome global challenges facing humanity.
Blog: School Exclusion – the story so far
As the DfE announce a review of school exclusions Anita Kerwin-Nye reflects on the evidence and prevailing thoughts surrounding the issue of informal exclusions. This blog provides a good leap off point for anyone wanting to get an overview.
There’s one group of people who are likely to provoke a lively response in a teacher led pub debate. No not HMIs. Not even Education Ministers. Consultants. For some on social media it has become the ultimate ad hominin. To read articles you’d think contractors and consultants were single handedly bringing down education.
My personal journey as a disability campaigner has been informed by many things – not least my children – but the relighting of my campaigning fire was sparked by a speech by Stephen Unwin at the 2018 Cultural Inclusion Conference.