A Quiet Word:
Lobbying, Crony Capitalism
and Broken Politics in Britain
 

Roles

March 2011

Met with Lord Mawson to discuss Lord Mawson's work in education. [2]

Met with E-Learning Foundation to discuss Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Schools and tackling digital exclusion. [2]

Met with Confederation of British Industry to discuss the Schools White Paper and employer involvement in education. [2]

Met with Aldridge Foundation and Prof. Stephen Heppell to discuss the vision and funding for the proposed Portland Academy. [2]

Met with F40 Group to discuss school funding reform and Academy funding. [2]

Met with David Ross Foundation to discuss continuing involvement in the Academies programme. [2]

Met with Multi-Faith Secondary School Trust to discuss MFSST's proposals to establish a multi-faith school. [2]

Met with British Council for School Environments to discuss the ‘Big School Makeover' programme. [2]

Met with Oasis to discuss Free School proposals. [2]

Met with Landau Forte Charitable Trust to discuss Landau Forte Academies and relevant funding issue. [2]

Met with Academies Enterprise Trust to discuss general update on AET Academies, and future projects. [2]

February 2011

Met with Education and Employers Task Force to discuss school governance issues. [2]

Met with Durand Academy Trust to discuss capital funding for developing into an all through Academy. [2]

Met with Platform 51 to discuss various issues related to support for vulnerable young women. [2]

Met with Wallace Collection to discuss Strategic Commissioning Funding and the Wallace Collection's projects. [2]

Met with National Trust to discuss opportunities through Schools and Natural Environment White Papers around children and the environment. [2]

Met with Field Studies Council, Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, and Countryside Alliance to discuss to discuss outdoor learning in education and key issues raised in the Government's response to the Children and Young People's Committee report of 2010 on Transforming Education Outside the Classroom. [2]

Met with Baker Dearing Trust to discuss University Technical Colleges – prioritisation and BDT grant. [2]

January 2011

Met with Cadet Partnership Strategy Group to discuss the London Challenge Cadet Partnership Pilot and Government policy on cadets. [2]

Met with Emmanuel Schools Foundation Principals to discuss merger with ULT. [2]

Met with Business Services Association to discuss the support services BSA can provide to Academies and Free Schools. [2]

Met with Catholic Education Service to discuss Academies. [2]

Met with Red Balloon Learner Centres to discuss the work of Red Balloon. [2]

December 2010

Met with Independent Academies Association to discuss White Paper. [3]

Met with Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce to discuss RSA plans to develop further Academies. [3]

Met with Focus Learning Trust to discuss support for FLT's independent schools . [3]

Met with Studio Schools Trust to discuss studio schools. [3]

Met with School Governors' One-Stop Shop to discuss the work of the One-Stop Shop. [3]

Met with New Schools Network for general catch-up. [3]

November 2010

Met with E-ACT to discuss proposal to sponsor more Academy projects in large urban areas. [3]

Met with Clarendon Academies to discuss ambitions for sponsoring Academies. [3]

Met with Association of National Specialist Colleges to discuss work of Natspec. [3]

Met with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to discuss Free Schools. [3]

Met with New Schools Network for general catch-up. [3]

Met with New Schools Network for general catch-up. [3]

Met with Learning Partnership to discuss the work of Learning Partnership. [3]

Met with Social Investment Business and Treehouse Trust to discuss Free Schools and Treehouse School. [3]

Met with Association of Colleges to discuss the contribution of colleges to the Government's 16-19 agenda. [3]

Met with National Connexions Network to discuss the plans for the future of the Connexions Service/delivery of careers advice. [3]

Met with Sustrans to discuss working with the Department on sustainable travel and carbon management initiatives . [3]

October 2010

Met with Church of England to discuss guidance on converting Church schools to Academies. [3]

Met with The Aldridge Foundation to discuss the proposals for the Kensington Aldridge Academy. [3]

Met with Education Swanage to discuss Free School proposal. [3]

Met with Focus Learning Trust for discussion of issues relating to FLT and Free Schools. [3]

Met with Mill Hill Primary Free School group to discuss faith ethos and admissions. [3]

Met with Creative Education Trust to discuss Academy sponsorship. [3]

Met with National Association of Head Teachers for introductory meeting. [3]

Met with Serco Group Plc to discuss the Government's education agenda. [3]

Met with BT Group PLC to discuss BT and the Government's education agenda. [3]

Met with New Schools Network for general catch-up. [3]

Met with New Schools Network for general catch-up. [3]

Met with New Schools Network for general catch-up. [3]

Met with Balfour Beatty to discuss future of school building programmes. [3]

Met with Steiner Fellowship to discuss issues relating to Steiner and Free Schools. [3]

Met with Sir John Cass Foundation to discuss Foundation's plans for an all-age academy in London. [3]

Met with The Mercers' Company to discuss the work of The Mercers' Company in regard to Academy sponsorship. [3]

Met with Prospects Services Ltd to discuss the work of Prospects Services Ltd and future plans. [3]

Met with National Primary Head Teachers Association to discuss key issues facing primary schools. [3]

September 2010

Met with Association of School and College Leaders for introductory meeting. [4]

Met with Cabot Learning Federation to discuss expansion. [4]

Met with JCB Academy Trust to discuss technical Academies. [4]

Met with Futureversity to discuss the work of Futureversity. [4]

Met with American Institute for Foreign Study to discuss new Academies. [4]

Met with Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust to discuss contribution of outstanding schools to the system. [4]

Met with The Landau Charitable Foundation to discuss taking on more academies and the capital review. [4]

Met with Independent Schools Council to discuss work of ISC. [4]

August 2010

Met with David Ross Foundation to discuss Academy Sponsorship. [4]

July 2010

Met with Education and Employers Taskforce to discuss the work of the Education and Employers Taskforce. [5]

Met with Independent Academies Association for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Oasis for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Kunskapsskolan for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Ormiston Trust for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with E-ACT for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Board of Deputies of British Jews for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Hanover Partnership to discuss Academies. [5]

June 2010

Met with Internationella Engelska Skolan to discuss the work of IES. [5]

Met with Studio Schools Trust to discuss Studio Schools. [5]

Met with Catholic Education Service to discuss Academies. [5]

Met with Church of England to discuss Academies Bill. [5]

May 2010

Met with Harris Academies for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Free Schools Network for introductory meeting. [5]