The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England. The department is also home to the Government Equalities Office. We work to provide children’s services and education that ensure opportunity is equal for all, no matter what their background or family circumstances.
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) brings together the existing responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA), creating a single funding agency accountable for funding education and training for children, young people and adults. ESFA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.
STA set the tests to assess children in education from early years to the end of key stage 2.
STA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.
NCTL's aims are to improve academic standards by recruiting and developing a workforce to meet the needs of our school system, and to help schools to help each other to improve. We will work towards developing a 0 to 18 education system which will allow new ways of working to support the best schools, headteachers, and teachers to lead improvements in the quality and training of all school staff.
FASNA is the only ‘not for profit’ national membership network for all schools. Our aim is to promote and secure autonomy for schools and evidence its success. FASNA supports school leaders and provides members with information, guidance and support and the opportunity to contribute to emerging policy and practice through our representation to Government and DfE.
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) brings together policy, advice and direct buying; providing commercial services to the public sector and saving money for the taxpayer. CCS is an executive agency, sponsored by the Cabinet Office.
NASBM's mission is to support and develop a professional workforce equipped to manage diverse school operations. Membership of NASBM means joining like-minded professionals committed to developing school business management and a sector-led approach to professional development.
National Governance Association
The National Governance Association (NGA) is an independent charity that aims to improve the educational standards and well-being of children and young people through supporting and promoting outstanding governance in all state-funded schools, including academies and free schools.
NAHT represents all leaders in education. Benefits of membership include:
education management and employment advice; legal support; negotiations on pay, conditions and pensions; influencing educational policy making; CPD and tailored training.
The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is Britain's leading professional body representing over 18,000 school, college and system leaders, across the UK, including primary schools, multi-academy trusts and those working across phases.
Nasen (National Association of Special Educational Needs) is a charity organisation who provides relevant knowledge, training and resources required to enable staff to meet all pupils’ needs. Nasen provide seminars on best practice in SEND provision as well as the latest on SEND reform and funding as part of our brand new SEND Open Theatre.
Naace is the National Association for all those interested in technology in education. We are a community of educators, technologists and policy makers who share a vision for the role of technology in advancing education.
Naace provides seminars and advice on successful approaches to learning with technology and supporting schools in getting the most from investment in education technology.
New Schools Network
Founded in 2009, New Schools Network is an independent charity that works to transform the standard of education in England by delivering more high-quality free schools and campaigning to win public and political support for free schools by:
* Producing research and campaigns to increase the number of good free school applicants
* Providing hands-on support through our Development Programme to make sure the quality of applicants is as strong as possible
Tes Global is a digital education company committed to supporting teaching and learning. Our mission is to help teachers, schools and universities succeed. We are home to Tes and the world’s largest online community of teachers, with over 8 million registered users, and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
MyAcademy is published by GovNet, organiser of the UK’s largest event in the academies sector, The Academies Show. Whether your interest lies primarily within Academy Finance and Procurement, HR and Payroll, Sustainability, Facilities and Estates, SEN, Governance, Leadership, or Nutrition, MyAcademy is a vital source of information for both existing and converting academies.
TeacherToolkit has reached 6 million classrooms worldwide and is the most influential blog on education in UK and one of the leading blogs across the world.
s a market-leading digital resource reporting on the latest news and opinion from the academy sector, including free schools, Multi-Academy Trusts and University Technical Colleges. AT delivers the latest news and insights from the sector to an opt-in subscriber database of 2,000+ key decision makers, which includes headteachers, school business managers, finance directors and IT managers. Visit acaemytoday.co.uk for the latest stories and expert features on key topics, including government policy, teaching, and school life.
Teach Secondary Magazine offers free product reviews, learning resources, Competitions, Events, articles and much more.
A website and magazine for Principals, Head Teachers and Financial Directors.