The last ten years has seen massive reform. We now educate more than half of children and young people in the Trust sector. In 2010, there were just 203...Read more
Leora Cruddas CBE is Chief Executive of the Confederation of School Trusts – the national organisation and sector body for academy and multi-academy trusts in England. She has advised successive governments and sits on several Department for Education Advisory Bodies. She was recently the vice chair of the Head Teacher Standards Review Group.
Prior to founding CST, she was Director of Policy and Public Relations for the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) where she set up the Ethical Leadership Commission. Leora has six years of experience as a Director of Education in two London Local Authorities. She has extensive experience at senior executive level of working with schools and trusts to improve the effectiveness and quality of education. She is a Visiting Professor at UCL Institute of Education, Centre for Education Leadership.
Twenty months of Covid-19 is a long time for people to operate in ‘crisis response.’Read more
As we near the end of an extraordinary academic year, I thought it might be worth reflecting on the strategic challenges that next year will bring. I think...Read more
This is a significant moment in the history of education in England. The policy reforms that are about to be implemented will shift the strategic picture....Read more