The newly published LGiU report, ‘Should we shed the middle tier?’ was launched at an LGiU/NUT fringe meeting at the Liberal Democrat Conference on 25 September 2012.
The role of Local Authorities in school improvement was the topic for debate in David Law’s first education fringe of the Liberal Democrat Conference on 24 September 2012. It appears that the panel was set up assuming a major disagreement on the role of local authorities, however, what emerged was a general consensus.
If you subscribe to the principle that freedom for individuals and institutions and the devolution of power means that better and more appropriate decisions are made, then why should that principle not hold true for schools?
We are seeking to engage people in the debate around the future role of Local Authorities in education. Read more …