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Autumn Briefing with Rebecca Clark - SW Regional Schools Commissioner
Wed 19 October 2016, 16:15 – 17:15 BST
The Bath and Mendip Partnership Teaching School are delighted to invite Headteachers, Senior Leaders and teachers to a briefing with Rebecca Clark, recently appointed Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West.
Rebecca is responsible for overseeing the growth of academies in the region and monitors their performance to ensure that children receive the best possible education. She has taken over from Sir David Carter, who was recently appointed as National Schools Commissioner.
Her responsibilities include:
- Taking decisions on the creation of new academies
- Monitoring their performance and improving underperforming academies
- Ensuring there is a strong supply of excellent sponsors to work with underperforming schools
- Encouraging and supporting high-quality applications for free schools
Come along to hear, first hand, the RSC’s message and vision with regard to the educational landscape – now and for the future. This is an exciting opportunity for Rebecca to share her thoughts around current issues and topics, including: Multi Academy Trusts, The White Paper and Teaching Schools.
Refreshments will be available from 3.30