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Daily Archives: April 8th, 2009

Schools and Bonus Culture



It is not surprising that hand-in-hand with the business takeover of schools we find business-like reward schemes developing. Hank Roberts exposed an emerging bonus culture in schools in England at the Association of Teachers & Lecturers conference yesterday. New Labour Schools Secretary, Ed Balls, supports such a policy, it seems. See more from the stories below:   



Anthea Lipsett and Polly Curtis, ‘City greed and bonus culture ‘infecting state schools’’, 7th April, The Guardian



Daily Mail Reporter, ‘State school headteacher enjoyed £130,000 in ‘City-style’ bonuses, 7th April, Daily Mail



Graeme Paton, ‘Bonus culture ‘banking sickness’ spreading to state schools, ATL conference told’, 6th April, The Daily Telegraph



Alison Smith, ‘Secondary head picks up bonuses’, 7th April, BBC News



Tristan Kirk, ‘Copland school defends bonus policy’, 7th April, Harrow Times



Tim Ross, ‘A leading London headteacher who took home at least £130,000 in bonuses employed three family members at his school, a whistleblower claimed today’, 7th April, London Evening Standard,000+bonuses+puts+his+family+on+the+payroll/



Kat Baker, ‘Schools criticised for City-style bonuses, 7th April, Personnel Today



Posted here by Glenn Rikowski

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