Josie Whiteley

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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 #10
Carried
Mon, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference is concerned at the way the current DBS system has the power to affect members negatively. Indeed, in January 2016 the High Court declared the Government’s criminal records disclosure scheme incompatible with Article 8 of the Human Rights Act.

Motion #6
Carried
Mon, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference notes with concern that low levels of funding for education are forcing many leaders to implement unethical changes in schools and colleges to the detriment of learners.

Examples of such changes affecting learners include management decisions being made that:

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