Under the new model, the commissioners will be able to order immediate personnel changes to governing bodies, introduce standard punishment tariffs for bad behaviour, and bring in behaviour experts to implement new policies on classroom discipline, school uniform standards and homework. They would also have powers to make “immediate personnel changes to the governing body to improve the calibre of leadership and ensure they have the skills they need to improve”. Ofsted has largely been left to rate schools, but there was no systematic means of improving schools’ performance. It is not yet clear how the new commissioners would work with the under-fire Ofsted under the Conservative plans. … [Read more...] about Prime minister to send rescue teams into failing schools
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"We have to give more power to people in the communities and in the localities and the regions. We have a far too over-centralised state based in one part of the country - an administrative, political and financial centre that excludes power from people out in the regions." … [Read more...] about Gordon Brown: Give regions a ‘voice’ or UK may end, ex-PM warns
The push for a full ban came from the United States, who on Monday sent a delegation of senior US officials to London to ask Mr Johnson to to block Huawei, before proceeding to brief journalists about an alleged dossier of evidence against the firm. … [Read more...] about Two of the UK’s biggest telecoms companies prepare letter for Boris Johnson warning him against outright ban on Huawei
Initially I thought I was doing well, but about three months after my surgery, I was struggling to sleep, was constantly anxious and irrational, and felt that I had become useless, hopeless and worthless. As the weeks went by, I retreated from the world. Work was out of the question. I had become a non-functioning husk of a woman who one day came very close to taking her own life. I am blessed with a husband who took control when I couldn’t and secured the help that I so desperately needed. … [Read more...] about Ignorance about menopause is destroying lives – and it’s not only women who suffer
Who is hosting the Oscars 2020? In 2019, for the first time in three decades the Oscars went ahead without a host after Kevin Hart stepped down following the re-emergence of historic homophobic tweets. … [Read more...] about When are the Oscars 2020 and how can I watch the 92nd Academy Awards in the UK?