Committee examines academy funding and social work reforms

29 March 2010

The Children, Schools and Families Committee takes evidence on the funding arrangements for academies and on the detail of the reforms of children's social work. Watch live from 3.45 am

Funding of Academies

The session will examine Academy funding and the selection of Academy sponsors.


  • Nick Weller, Member, Independent Academies Association
  • John Bangs, Assistant Secretary, National Union of Teachers
  • Andrew Baisley, Anti-Academies Alliance

Reform of Children’s Social Work

This session will reflect on the work of the Social Work Task Force and the Committee’s own report on the training of children and families social workers, and consider the implementation plan of the Social Work Reform Board.

Witness (at 4.30pm)

  • Moira Gibb CBE, Chair, Social Work Reform Board

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