The changing role of local authorities in education
|Take part in the crucial debate about the future role of Local Authorities! Don't come to this session expecting to be told the answers. Come ready to contribute to a lively debate from which we will publish the general conclusions.
John Freeman will focus on the developing and changing role of the Local Authority in education, from the early years through to Further Education, consider the changes introduced by the Coalition Government and discuss with participants how the world might look in five years time.
The masterclass will include consideration of Local Authorities' role in planning, capital, school improvement, accountability and inspection, funding, admissions, exclusions, and Special Educational Needs. It will look at the new relationships that will be needed between Local Authorities, schools, Colleges, Academies, Academy chains, and Free Schools.
This masterclass will be particularly useful for:
- Senior officials in Local Authority children's services, especially those concerned with education issues.
- Senior staff working in schools and colleges, academies and academy chains
- Local politicians responsible for children's services and education
- National officials working on education policy issues
- Senior staff in other organisations working in the education field
- Academics working in the field of education administration and policy