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The Education and Adoption Bill completed its passage through Parliament on the night of 23 February. 

This includes new measures that allow swifter intervention where a school is coasting or failing, which will see more schools become academies. Find out what it means for schools.
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Education and Adoption Bill: 200 schools face immediate intervention
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Failing schools will face immediate intervention once the education bill becomes law in April, and Schools Week can exclusively reveal that sponsors are already in negotiations with government officials to take over 200 schools.
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Northern Powerhouse will ‘splutter and die’ if education in the North is not excellent
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Ofsted Chief Sir Michael Wilshaw raised concerns, during an IPPR conference, about the Northern Powerhouse crashing if declining secondary school performance is not tackled. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector brought up ...
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DfE agrees to change deadline for primary assessment after unions' ultimatum
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School Minister Nick Gibb confirmed that the Department for Education will comply to teaching unions' demands for a "dramatic change" in a letter to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). The deadline is now 30 June.
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NEET statistics show record low in numbers   Almost 100,000 fewer 16- to 24-year-olds classified as not in education, employment or training (NEET) compared to same period last year. Read more >

Nicky Morgan: a world-class education system for every child
 
The Education Secretary spoke today to education & business leaders about government reforms and giving pupils a world-class education. 
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Ofqual seeks pupils' views for future of marking and appeals
 
The watchdog will write to headteachers in 6,500 schools on Monday to ask for their help in recruiting pupils to take a short survey on marking ...
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£1.5m to help young people spot signs of mental illness
 
Young people urged to help the government shape new peer support networks so they can talk openly about mental health.
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Counselling in schools guidance 
 
Updated with new resources and guidance, including an additional section on vulnerable children
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Complicated GCSE changes are a catastrophe 
 
Employers,  parents and pupils are likely to be bamboozled by exam changes, including end to grades A* to G, writes Schools Week Editor Laura McInerney for The Guardian. 
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Primary School STEM Competition launching next month   All Primary Schools in North Tyneside, Newcastle and Northumberland are invited to participate in a STEM Competition, targeting 10 and 11 year olds. Read more >

Struggling Hartlepool schools ‘improving’ after featuring on list of shame
 
An education chief says ‘real progress’ is being made to improve the town's secondary schools after Ofsted featured it in the bottom 10 nationally, reports the Hartlepool Mail.
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Alnwick Head's view on two-tier school structure
 
Gavin Johnston, Head Teacher of St Michael's discusses the final approval for the switch from three-tier to two, in the Northumberland Gazette.
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3 & 8
MAR
Spring Term Ofsted Briefings
Get the latest information from Ofsted on a termly basis.

SCHOOLS NorthEast has set up a series of termly events with Ofsted to support schools in the region to stay current on all information regarding inspections. 
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16
MAR
SCHOOLS NorthEast Patron's Dinner 2016
Join us for an evening of networking, celebration and fine-dining.

SCHOOLS NorthEast Partner Schools are invited to attend our annual black-tie dinner, designed to celebrate the hard work of our region's school leaders. 
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18
MAR
Lunch with Anna Turley MP & Tom Blenkinsop MP
Meet with key influencers and decision makers for an informal environment.

Anna Turley, Redcar MP, and Tom Blenkinsop, Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland MP, will meet with Heads from Redcar and Cleveland. 
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23
JUN
School Business Management Conference
This year we're going SUMO!

A conference offering all the benefits of a high profile national event, about the management and day-to-day running of schools, strategic planning, administration, finance.
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13
OCT
SCHOOLS NorthEast SUMMIT 2016
The must-attend education event for schools leaders in the North East.

We are delighted to be joined by The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education, who will deliver the keynote address at the conference.
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7
NOV
Every Child's Progress Counts
The event was designed to help all schools meet SEND requirements

SCHOOLS NorthEast is currently supporting the upcoming regional SEND Conference, organised by the four North East Specialist Teaching Schools.
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29
FEB
Audit Data Protection in your school effectively 
This workshop is designed to help you audit the compliance of the Data Protection Act processes and systems within your school or organisation.
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7
MAR
STEM Days
The ever popular STEM days are back this year with hands on activities for pupils from Y5 - Y11. Pupils attend these sessions for free and gain the opportunity to mix with adults from the world of STEM.
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10
MAR
Schools United Conference
The event will showcase the comprehensive sporting and educational projects the Newcastle United Foundation is able to offer to primary, secondary and SEN schools.
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18
MAR
Adult Safeguarding in schools 
This workshop will cover key areas and is a great refresher on current legislation and law for any person responsible for Adult Safeguarding in schools.
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31
MAR
Enterprise Programme 
The Alnwick Garden Trust’s Enterprise Programme will demonstrate to children and young people in the North East of England how best to succeed in the jobs market.
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7
APR
Level 3 Paediatric First Aid
It is good practice for all staff working with children in the Early Years to hold a current paediatric first aid certificate. This is accredited paediatric first aid training. 
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Schools Northeast   Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announced before half-term that Personal, Social and Health Education will not become a mandatory part of the curriculum. Now Alan Stevens, Headmaster at Barnard Castle School in County Durham, writes in our Talking Heads column about the news: "an odd decision, one might muse, at a time when every teacher in the land must be drilled on British Values". Make sure you read his piece On PSHE and the 'Department for Entanglement'. Read more >

Schools Northeast   Teachers should do more to ensure that the benefits of EU membership are understood by our students, by John Dunford, Chair of Whole Education, for the TES. With the date having been set for the In or Out Referendum - funnily enough, on the same day as our School Business Management conference (and Glastonbury festival!) - this is a timely piece on the benefits of collaboration across different countries.  Read more >

Schools Northeast   Nearly 8 in 10 barristers in the UK have a degree from Oxbridge, while less than 1% of the UK's population attended these top universities, reveals a new study. Leading People 2016, a report by the Sutton Trust, looks at the educational backgrounds of the UK's professional elite, across a range of sectors.The picture is similar in the film industry, where 67% of Oscar winners were Independent school pupils, compared to 7% of the  population. Read more >

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