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MDIF ICFP (Annex K) – well done DfE!

30.05.2018 in Latest News

The timing is a little ironic; a story praising an approach taken by the DfE and everyone’s on half term! Nevertheless, praise where and when it is due. There was an audible groan of frustration heard at PAG towers when the Multi Academy Trust Development…

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40 Years on from the Warnock Report

25.05.2018 in Due Diligence

40 years ago, the report from the Committee of Enquiry into the Education of Handicapped Children and Young People, chaired by Mary Warnock, radically changed the educational picture for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The report introduced the term ‘special educational need’,…

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PAG Continues to Deliver the ISO Standard

22.05.2018 in Due Diligence

We are proud to announce that Premier Advisory Group has been judged to have maintained its delivery of the ISO Standard 9001:2015 in management consultancy. This is the world’s most respected quality management classification and is designed to hold companies to a level of standards…

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We’ve taken the pledge!

05.04.2018 in Due Diligence

Admittedly, words I was not expecting to be writing any time soon, However, rather than a pledge around Pinot, Absolut and Rioja, we’re committing to Partnership, Access and Recruitment. Since starting PAG we’ve been a big believer in leading by example. When we speak to…

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Back to the future for Maths Free Schools

26.03.2018 in Due Diligence

In what we expect to be a busy few days for the Free Schools programme, DfE today launched the process for new 16-19 Maths Free Schools. In a change from the standard process for free schools and that which was followed for the previous Maths…

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National Curriculum 2014: The Story so Far

20.03.2018 in Education News

Curriculum remains a popular subject of debate in the education sector (as it should!). According to a Policy Exchange think tank report, the National Curriculum 2014 (NC2014) was an attempt to address the mistakes of predecessor national curricula. The report noted that England had two…

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