The Journal for Executive and Governance Leaders

December 2018 edition

Leora Cruddas


Welcome to the second edition of Trust, our Journal for Executive and Governance Leaders. We launched the journal at the inaugural conference of the Confederation of School Trusts (CST) on 11th October, and we were delighted that the Rt Hon Damian Hinds, Secretary of State for Education made the opening…

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Martyn Oliver

Educational Revolution

I am lucky enough that each working day, I get to drive throughout the whole of Teesside, Yorkshire, the Humber region and the East Midlands, beautiful places both to live and work. In doing this, I often find myself driving down the A1 on my way to Doncaster or even…

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Will Jordan

Striking the right balance

Since its earliest days, the academy movement has provoked fierce debate on the merits of centralisation. For some schools, a centralised management model signals a loss of autonomy – something that flies in the face of the academy ethos with its promises of greater freedoms. However, few would deny that…

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