Academisation not a ‘silver bullet’ for school improvement, researchers find

Fiona Simpson
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Converting schools stuck in a cycle of poor Ofsted ratings to academies is not a “silver bullet” for improvement, according to new research.

Poorly performing schools often have a higher level of disadvantaged pupils, researchers found. Picture: Adobe Stock
Poorly performing schools often have a higher level of disadvantaged pupils, researchers found. Picture: Adobe Stock

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