Supply and Demand

For schools across the region, supply teachers are a lifeline when a member of staff is absent. To find out more about the invaluable contribution of supply staff, Educate magazine caught up with Dawn van Alwon, a former Support Centre Manager with over 25 years teaching experience. Dawn has undertaken ...

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Stick or switch?

By Ellie Adshead It is the start of a New Year and for some, a time for important decision making. Year 11 students will soon be choosing whether to move on to sixth form, attend college, begin an apprenticeship or take a different route. Whichever direction they choose, the support and ...

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Stronger as one

It’s been over a year since the Liverpool Diocese Schools Trust was established.To find out more Educate caught up with the Trust’s education officer Laurie Kwissa. Once upon a time, the academy model was only used for schools that were seen to be struggling. Devised under the last Labour government the ...

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