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The Schools & Academies Show Podcast brings to you the latest policy updates concerning primary and secondary schools in the United Kingdom. We also host debates and discussions on the most compelling issues for senior leaders and practitioners in education. Join us and be part of a growing community at the UK's largest education policy event, taking place online, in Birmingham and in London. If you would like to get in touch with the team, please email podcast@schoolsandacademiesshow.co.uk

The Schools & Academies Show Podcast The Schools & Academies Show

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The Schools & Academies Show Podcast brings to you the latest policy updates concerning primary and secondary schools in the United Kingdom. We also host debates and discussions on the most compelling issues for senior leaders and practitioners in education. Join us and be part of a growing community at the UK's largest education policy event, taking place online, in Birmingham and in London. If you would like to get in touch with the team, please email podcast@schoolsandacademiesshow.co.uk

    Governor Recruitment and The State of School Governance feat. Olivia D. Hinds

    Governor Recruitment and The State of School Governance feat. Olivia D. Hinds

    Welcome to the new season of the Schools & Academies Show Podcast. Our new format, for the new season, will take a more conversational approach.  This way we seek to provide you with great in -depth analysis and discussion of a topic, whilst yielding valuable insights from a carefully selected expert. 


     This month we are delighted to be  joined by Olivia D Hinds. Olivia is a school governor, marketing expert and creator and host of The Governors'  Podcast. Make sure you check out her podcast. Olivia  sheds light on all things governance related, from recruiting  governors to the skills required for a great governing board, and much, much more in between.


     Join the conversation and let us know your thoughts by tweeting us@SAA_Show and make connect with us on our LinkedIn.  


     To hear Olivia speak at the Schools & Academies Show at the ExCeL on May 1st, be sure to register your place here.   


     Olivia D Hinds is the creator and host of The Governors' Podcast, a co-opted governor in a selective secondary school and a member of the Joint Advisory Education and Safeguarding Group for a medium-sized MAT/Foundation in Birmingham. Though she wears several hats both inside and outside the education governance space. Since 2017, after successfully completing a corporate governance course, Olivia has been on her governance journey starting as a school governor at the age of 23. With over a decade of experience as a sought-after private tutor and student coach, she champions the younger voice in all of her endeavours.


      Olivia is purpose-led and people-focussed, and continues to creatively educate current and future generations on how to better understand yourself, work in collaboration with others, and move forward, further and faster. Olivia's proactivity and content delivery in the online/digital, social media and education governance spaces engages and empowers individuals and organisations to first go inward, in order to effectively reach and connect with their communities and wider stakeholder groups. As an unapologetic millennial Black woman, Olivia uses her story and lived experiences to lower barriers and raise aspirations, making your higher self more tangible.




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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Teacher Pay, Grammar Schools, and the NSN Innovation Fund feat. Stephen Morales

    Teacher Pay, Grammar Schools, and the NSN Innovation Fund feat. Stephen Morales

    In this new episode of the Schools & Academies Show Podcast we cover some of the latest and most pressing news stories to affect the education sector. This month we are joined by Stephen Morales, Chief Executive of the Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL), who shares his valuable insights to offer further clarity and explanations as to how the sector can respond to these latest developments. 
    This month’s headlines:
    📰 Teacher pay increases place financial strain on the sector
    📰 Are Grammar Schools back on the educational agenda?
    📰 The New Schools Network looks to fund innovative thinking in education
     
    Useful Links
    💡 Follow this link for the updates on the New Schools Network Innovation Fund.  
    💡 Here is the link for the Academy trust handbook 2022.
     
    Join the conversation and let us know your thoughts by tweeting us @SAA_Show. 
    Make sure you register for The Schools & Academies Show to be part of the leading educational policy event. 

    • 30 min
    A New Prime Minister, School Achievement Targets, and Teacher Recruitment feat. Paul Gosling.

    A New Prime Minister, School Achievement Targets, and Teacher Recruitment feat. Paul Gosling.

    In this new episode of the Schools & Academies Show Podcast, we look at September’s significant offering of news for the education sector. 
    This month we’re joined by Paul Gosling , President of NAHT, the Leaders Union,  to discuss the creation of the new government, along with school attainment and recruitment targets. Paul shares his insight into what the future looks like for the sector and how it needs to respond.  
    This month’s headlines:
    📰 The UK has its newest Prime Minister and  Cabinet 
    📰 School achievement is well below the 2030 Targets. 
    📰 Teacher Recruitment targets fall short for the 9th time in 10 years 
     
    Useful Links:
    💡 School Attainment Data 
    💡 FFT Education Datalab Report
    💡 Recruitment Breakdown by NFER's Jack Worth
    💡 Opinions on Oak Academy
    💡 Opinions on National Tutoring Programme    
     
    Join the conversation and let us know your thoughts by tweeting us @SAA_Show. 
    Make sure you register for The Schools & Academies Show to be part of the UK leading educational policy event.

    This episode is brought to you by Xerox Business Solutions 

    • 27 min
    Leaked Ofsted Crib Sheets, School Meals Standards, and Another New Prime Minister feat. Debbie Clinton

    Leaked Ofsted Crib Sheets, School Meals Standards, and Another New Prime Minister feat. Debbie Clinton

    In this new episode of the Schools & Academies Show Podcast, we take a look at October’s educational headlines and review the impact these will have on the sector.
     This month we’re joined by Debbie Clinton, educational expert and former Ofsted inspector, to discuss leaked Ofsted crib sheets, the quality of school meals and the changing government.  
     This month’s headlines:

    📰 Calls for Ofsted to share their training resources in the light of leaked inspector crib sheets

    📰 30% rise in the cost of food items since May cause school meal providers to change menus

    📰 A new prime minister and Secretary of State for Education   
    Useful links:
    💡 The LACA’s -the school food people- cost of living survey 
    💡 Leaked Ofsted inspector training guides 
    💡 Gillian Keegan MP and Secretary of State for Education
    Join the conversation and let us know your thoughts by tweeting us @SAA_Show and follow us on LinkedIn. 
     This episode is brought to you by LinkyThinks 

    • 27 min
    A Day at the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham feat. Ian Bauckham, Baroness Morgan of Cotes, David Withey and Emma Knights

    A Day at the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham feat. Ian Bauckham, Baroness Morgan of Cotes, David Withey and Emma Knights

    In this new episode of the Schools & Academies Show Podcast, we give you a round up of all the action to have happened at the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham.
     
    This month we share with you all the headlines to come out of the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham and give you an insight to the thought process behind curating a topical and relevant agenda. 
     
    The headlines to come out from the Schools & Academies Show:
    ·       The ‘transformational journey’ to an all- Academy world will have its challenges. 
    ·       The Education Skills and Funding Agency seek to build positive relationships with the wider sector. 
    ·       Digital Exams cannot gamble with young people’s futures.
     
    This episode was brought to you by Capita and  Entrust.

    • 18 min
    Compulsory Maths up to 18, Strike Action on the Horizon, and Pupil Premium Uplift - feat. Professor Becky Francis CBE

    Compulsory Maths up to 18, Strike Action on the Horizon, and Pupil Premium Uplift - feat. Professor Becky Francis CBE

    In this new episode of the Schools & Academies Show Podcast, we give you a roundup of all the education news from the month of January, bringing you all the headlines from the start of the year. 
    This month we are joined the Chief Executive Officer of the Education Endowment Foundation, Professor Becky Francis CBE, who will be sharing her expert insight on the latest educational developments. 
    The headlines covered this month:
    Strike action is on the horizon.Rishi Sunak proposes compulsory maths up to the age of 18.An increase in Pupil Premium Spending.Join the conversation and let us know your thoughts by tweeting us @SAA_Show. 
    Useful Links 
    ·       The NEU prepares for further industrial action. 
    ·       Pupil Premium Spending
    ·       Updated Government strike guidance.
    ·       Donate to Sam and the NSPCC  

    • 35 min

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