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Discussion in 'Computing and ICT' started by drochester, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. drochester

    drochester New commenter

    What are the benefits of becoming a director then the school becoming an academy?
  2. JaquesJaquesLiverot

    JaquesJaquesLiverot Established commenter

    Do you mean director of a subject?
    If so, then heads of department who become directors of departments last year at our local academy are now being made redundant.
  3. Academies are the end of the post-war era of universal state educational provision. The conservatives have their wish - a laissez faire free market ideology apply to education. Private organisations setting their own terms and conditions, etc.
    I feel sad at the increasing demise of state comprehensive education. I would rather pull out my own teeth than seek work at an academy.

  4. Sadly some of us have no choice, there are so few ICT posts in my area. I enjoy working at my school, that's why I've stayed here for quite a few years but from 1 August we will become an Academy. I wonder what the brave new world of teaching will be in the future.

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