New commission on mass ‘academisation’ of schools

PearsonCPL and Royal Society of Arts launch a new commission into the mass ‘academisation’ of schools. The impact of the government’s drive to increase the number of academies in the school sector will be put under the spotlight in a new independent commission chaired by Christine Gilbert, former Chief Inspector, Ofsted.

The Commission Secretariat is being headed up by Professor Becky Francis, Director of The Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning. Dr Kim Allen will assist as Senior Researcher on the Commission. The Commission is being sponsored by CfBT and the Co-operative.

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