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Schools across the region are being urged to fight for a greater share of education funding as the Government consults on the final shape of the new
National Funding Formula (NFF)


Indicative data published by the Department for Education in December showed that while the majority of schools in the region (6 in 10) would see a slight increase in funding under the NFF, the North East remains woefully underfunded in comparison with other parts of England.

SCHOOLS NorthEast has lobbied hard on behalf of the region to secure a formula that is truly fair. This has seen questions asked in the House of Commons on several occasions.
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New Year's Honours list 2017 
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Congratulations to everyone in the North East who was recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours for services to Education! In total, 1,197 people have received an award and below are the region’s extraordinary people whose achievements for the sector were recognised by the honours committee.
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Mental Health Commission in the North East sees official launch
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Created and co-ordinated by SCHOOLS NorthEast, it will bring together a representative group of school leaders along with influential practitioners working within and alongside the education system to consider how best to tackle growing problems with children’s emotional wellbeing.
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How tough is recruitment? Responses needed for Government lobby
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SCHOOLS NorthEast has repeatedly made the case that more support is needed to grow the talent pool for schools in the region. We need your help to evidence the need within schools. Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey and provide more insight into school recruitment in the North East.
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Schools should teach all pupils ‘digital citizenship’, says children’s commissioner   Schools should teach ‘digital citizenship’ to all pupils aged four to 14 to help keep them safe online, the children’s commissioner Anne Longfield has said in a report from her Growing up Digital taskforce. Read more >

'Trojan Horse': Plea to ensure witness anonymity
 
The action comes after the witnesses received letters saying their interview transcripts would be passed to the lawyers of teachers facing tribunals.
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Statutory guidance: school behaviour and attendance
 
Updated statutory guidance for schools, local authorities and the police on dealing with poor attendance and behaviour in school.
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School staff get the Royal seal of approval at national awards ceremony   Two staff members from Cotsford Junior School in Horden met the Duchess of Cambridge at the annual Place2Be Wellbeing in Schools Awards. Read more >

Closure-threatened primary school set to become an academy
 
Whitfield C of E Primary School in Northumberland will become part of The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust.
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JAN
Raising standards in KS3 English (Part 2)
The aim of this workshop-based event is to further develop strategies to raise standards in KS3 English. It  will be facilitated by HMI from the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside Ofsted region.

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09
JAN
FutureReady Careers Conference 2017
FutureReady focuses on the knowledge and experiences a young person needs to succeed in the 21st century. Key themes covered include: good careers guidance, character education and business engagement.

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09
MAR
White Working Class: how can schools tackle underachievement and raise attainment? 
This conference will bring school leaders from across the North East together to discuss the specific challenges and barriers to education faced by students from white working class communities

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16
MAR
SCHOOLS NorthEast Patron's Dinner 2017
SCHOOLS NorthEast Partner Schools are invited to join us for an evening of celebration, recognising the hard work of our region's school leaders and the strength of our education community. This will be hosted by our Patron Lord Puttnam of Queensgate.

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30
MAR
SCHOOLS NorthEast Regional Governors Conference
This conference will support those in school governance roles – state-maintained and academy – in carrying out their duties confidently and effectively.This event is also aimed at senior leaders who want to make sure they have a high performing governing board and those looking to recruit new governors

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22
JUN
School Business Management Conference 2017
We are delighted to announce that the fifth annual SCHOOLS NorthEast School Business Management Conference will take place on Thursday 22 June 2017 with main sponsor First Class Supply.

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Schools Northeast   We're kicking off 2017 with a strong contribution to our Talking Heads column by John Tait, Deputy Head Teacher at Acklam Grange School in Middlesbrough. In his article titled 'Recharging the Batteries', Mr Tait discusses the impact advances in modern technology have had on workload and life in general: even when you make the stance to not reply straight away and leave it in your inbox, you sometimes get that text message saying ‘Did you not get my message?'  Read more >



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