Practice Notes: Education

Education law update: school exclusions

Anita Chopra examines 
the key changes to the 
rules on exclusions, and their impact on schools, pupils and parent

25 May 2012

Local government update

Simon Chappel and Peter Hill review the progress of the Localism Act, the community right to challenge, the Health and Social Care Bill, academies and educ

05 Mar 2012

Education update

Jennifer Agyekum reviews the right to legal representation at internal disciplinary hearings, a case questioning the independence of the OIA and disability

06 Feb 2012

Feeling the benefit

Is the public benefit case really a triumph for independent schools? Helen Harvi

30 Jan 2012

Passing the test

Far from being a victory for the Independent Schools Council, the Upper Tribunal ruling on the interpretation of the ‘public benefit’ test vindicates the C

01 Nov 2011

New ingredient

Adding 'public benefit' as a new ingredient to the charity law mix is proving a recipe for disaster, says Finol

24 Oct 2011

Disappointment as tribunal fails to clarify charity law

Ruling consolidates Charity Commission's position on publi

24 Oct 2011

Tribunal ruling fails to provide clarity over public benefit

Independent schools failing to provide some benefits for their potential beneficiaries other than their current or prospective fee-paying students would be

14 Oct 2011

Update: education

As university fees go up, students are turning into ‘consumers’ of education services. Salima Mawji and Anita Chopra consider th

27 Sep 2011

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