Manchester Education Debates: Academy schools: where next?
|Dates:||20 January 2015|
|Times:||17:00 - 18:30|
|What is it:||Evening event|
|Organiser:||School of Environment, Education and Development|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Primary schools, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16, Secondary schools|
|Speaker:||Jon Coles, Professor Becky Francis, Professor Helen Gunter, Mervyn Wilson|
The last Labour government and the current Coalition government each set out an agenda on academy schools. This debate will explore views on Academy schools and the Academy school agenda, posing the following questions:
- What is the legacy from the Academy school agenda of the last Labour government?
- How has the academy school agenda of the Coalition government differed and what could its legacy be?
- What recommendations could be made to the next Government about Academy about where we should be going with Academy schools?
Come and have your say. The event is free and open to all.
Refreshments will be served from 4.30pm.
This is part of the Manchester Education Debates series on schools policy: independent and free events designed to provide a space for people working in education to shape the political debate.
Role: Group Chief Executive
Organisation: United Learning
Professor Becky Francis
Organisation: Kings College London
Professor Helen Gunter
Organisation: University of Manchester
Role: CEO and Principal
Organisation: The Cooperative College
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