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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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/apr/07/education-ed-balls-bonuses-management

 

 

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

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1168091/State-school-headteacher-enjoyed-130-000-City-style-bonuses.html

 

 

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

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/5115832/Bonus-culture-banking-sickness-spreading-to-state-schools-ATL-conference-told.html

 

 

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

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7987167.stm

 

 

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

http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/localnews/4274063.Headteacher_attacked_for___130_000_bonuses/

 

 

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

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23672805-details/State+head+on+%C2%A3130,000+bonuses+puts+his+family+on+the+payroll/article.do

 

 

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

http://www.personneltoday.com/articles/2009/04/07/50199/schools-criticised-for-city-style-bonuses.html

 

 

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