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

March 2011

Met with Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd to discuss key issues and joint working between DfE and ADCS. [2]

Met with J C Bamford Excavators Ltd to discuss DfE funding of home-to-school pupil transport to the JCB Academy. [2]

Met with Education and Employers Taskforce to discuss Taskforce's impact and record on delivery to date. [2]

Met with National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers for general catch-up. [2]

Met with Association of Teachers and Lecturers for general catch-up. [2]

Met with Association of School and College Leaders for general catch-up. [2]

Met with Rosa Monckton to discuss the Government's plans for children with SEN. [2]

Met with Meller Designs and Goldman Sachs Group to discuss existing and potential future Academies and school sport. [2]

February 2011

Met with National Association of Head Teachers for general catch-up. [2]

Met with Institute of Education for introductory meeting. [2]

Met with Foundation, Aided Schools and Academies National Association to discuss Academies & White Paper feedback. [2]

Met with Alison Wolf to discuss Wolf Review of Vocational Education. [2]

Met with FILMCLUB to discuss future support for FILMCLUB. [2]

January 2011

Met with Future Leaders to discuss Free Schools, Primary Leadership and headship provision. [2]

Met with Youth Sport Trust to discuss good practice in school PE and future ministerial visits. [2]

Met with Grammar School Heads Association to discuss transitional protection of School budgets. [2]

Met with National Association of Head Teachers for general catch-up. [2]

Met with National Union of Teachers for general catch-up. [2]

December 2010

Met with Microsoft International to discuss shared priorities . [3]

Met with Association of School and College Leaders for general catch-up. [3]

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

November 2010

Met with Internationella Engleska Skolan to discuss Free Schools. [3]

Met with Skill Force to discuss the expansion of Skill Force and Troops to Teachers. [3]

Met with National Leaders of Education to discuss various topical issues. [3]

Met with Association of Teachers and Lecturers for general catch-up. [3]

Met with Rolls-Royce Plc to discuss University Technical Colleges and Apprenticeships. [3]

Met with Everton Football Club to discuss Free Schools . [3]

October 2010

Met with Marco Pierre White to discuss school meals. [3]

Met with Hanover Partnership to discuss Academy sponsorship. [3]

Met with Manchester City FC to discuss Free Schools. [3]

Met with Wellcome Trust and The Gatsby Charitable Foundation to discuss science and mathematics Education. [3]

Met with Professor Niall Ferguson to discuss his views on the history curriculum. [3]

Met with Catholic Education Service, Church of England Education Division, and Foundation, Aided Schools and Academies National Association to discuss the future of the School Support Staff Negotiating Body. [3]

Met with UNISON, UNITE, and General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trade Union to discuss the future of the School Support Staff Negotiating Body. [3]

Met with National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers to discuss the Comprehensive Spending Review. [3]

September 2010

Met with Association of School and College Leaders for general catch-up. [4]

Met with National Association of Head Teachers for general catch-up. [4]

Met with National Union of Teachers for general catch-up. [4]

Met with Dyson to discuss improving technology education. [4]

Met with Church of England to discuss principles around Academies conversion for church schools. [4]

Met with Catholic Education Service to discuss the Academies Act and its impact on Catholic schools. [4]

Met with London Diocesan Board of Education for introductory meeting and to discuss Academy conversion. [4]

Met with Holocaust Education Trust to discuss the work of the HET. [4]

Met with Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations to discuss qualifications. [4]

Met with Pearson to discuss qualifications. [4]

Met with Assessment and Qualifications Alliance to discuss qualifications. [4]

Met with Tesco for introductory meeting. [4]

Met with Academies Enterprise Trust for introductory meeting. [4]

Met with Premier League to discuss Academies/ Free Schools. [4]

August 2010

Met with ARK Schools to discuss Academies. [4]

Met with Barnardo's to discuss the Government's school reforms, Free Schools programme, and school admissions. [4]

Met with E-ACT to discuss Academy/ Free Schools issues. [4]

July 2010

Met with Woodard Schools Group to discuss Academies. [5]

Met with ARK Schools to discuss Academies. [5]

Met with Pearson for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Chief Rabbi's Office and Board of Deputies of British Jews for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Trades Union Congress for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Association of Teachers and Lecturers for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with The Landau Charitable Foundation to discuss capital funding for schools. [5]

Met with Foundation and Aided Schools National Association to discuss the FASNA Conference. [5]

Met with Sutton Trust to discuss to update on forthcoming activities. [5]

June 2010

Met with United Learning Trust for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Apple for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with National Association Head of Teachers for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Association of School and College Leaders for introductory meeting. [5]

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

Met with Ekklesia and Alliance for Inclusive Education for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Catholic Education Service for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Church of England Board of Education for introductory meeting. [5]

Met with Doris Partnership to discuss to demonstrate StoryVault website. [5]