Robin Bevan

Emergency motion #3
Carried
Tue, 2018

THAT Conference notes, with profound alarm, the conclusion of the independent accountants' recent annual benchmarking report on Academy finances (Kreston UK, March 2018); specifically that the entire sector is within two years of insolvency.

Motion #56
Not taken
Wed, 2018
  • ESSEX, SOUTHEND AND THURROCK

THAT Conference notes the continued uncertainty as to what Brexit means and how it will affect the educational opportunities afforded to learners in the United Kingdom.

Motion #36
Carried
Tue, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference notes, with profound sadness, the increasing incidence of suicide among young adults and teenagers and recognises that each such episode is a complex personal tragedy and that school or college can only ever be part of the narrative.

Motion #29
Carried
Tue, 2018
  • ESSEX, SOUTHEND AND THURROCK

THAT Conference notes that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply to all schools and colleges from May 2018.

Motion #7
Carried
Mon, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference is concerned at the apparent extent to which MATs and FE college mergers are giving rise to a proliferation of CEO roles, along with associated inflated management structures.

Motion #2
Carried
Mon, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference notes with alarm the changing demographic of the teaching population, with fewer than half of current classroom teachers having more than 10 years’ experience.

Motion #48
Carried
Wed, 2017
  • Essex, Southend & Thurrock

THAT Conference, recognising the detrimental impact on curriculum diversity of Government policies regarding funding, accountability, inspection, assessment, teacher supply and curriculum, calls on the Executive Committee to:

Motion #26
Carried
Tue, 2017
  • EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

THAT Conference recognises and applauds the Government’s attempts to reduce staff workload in schools, through publication and promotion of the three workload reports on planning and resources, data management and marking.

Motion #24
Carried
Mon, 2017
  • EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

THAT Conference notes the publication of the latest Governance Handbook and the Competency Framework for Governance, both of which seek to drive more effective governance in schools in England, and values the contribution made by many governors who have growing demands made upon them, despite the