What can schools learn from charities?

What can schools learn from charities?

Today, our director, Anita Kerwin-Nye published a piece in Schools Week asking 'Are we boiling frogs?'  In the piece we asked why it was that school leaders had so easily accepted the creeping language of for-profit businesses. Trustees of MATs are interchangeably referred to as directors, and year on year the pay of some top MAT CEOs spirals, and former heads and NLEs move into private practice as consultants.  

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Where have all the Disruptors and Innovators Gone?

Where have all the Disruptors and Innovators Gone?

As a part of our new Social Mission Leadership series, notdeadfish looked at the CEOs of the 50 biggest charities in UK to ask how they present themselves on their websites, what they portray their role as, and what experiences they deem most important. Were they custodians and managers? Innovators? System disruptors? We considered the challenges facing the third sector and what kind of leaders might be needed to face them.

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