DfE to appoint eight deputy directors for RSC offices

Schools Week is reporting that the Department for Education is to appoint eight new senior civil servants to head up regional schools commissioner (RSC) offices and help handle their rising workload.

The deputy directors will “complement senior leadership teams” in each of the eight RSC offices, but will not have the decision-making powers specific to RSCs.

As Schools Week reported [on Friday], Maria Dawes, head of school effectiveness at Babcock Education, will take up one of the deputy positions in the middle of June.

She is believed to be the first appointment, with recruitment for the other posts still ongoing.

The Department for Education (DfE) said the other appointments will be announced when complete by the relevant RSC.

More at: Eight new deputy directors to lead regional schools commissioner offices

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  1. ballater6

    DenrooneyDenise SchoolsImprove my guess handpicked otherwise they might have dissenting voices and that wouldn’t do U0001f606

  2. As the government expands its regional structures, with the RSCs supposedly at the top,  they will become organisations that increasingly look like  local authorities (but regional). The government will have a much firmer grip on them and their ‘services’ than they had on the current LAs that they are destroying. It is actually about centralising control and pretending it offers ‘new’ freedoms. They see schools as factories and education is a marketplace for their businesses. They will put their own teams in place .

  3. matkinson956

    SchoolsImprove aosullivan01 Isn’t this otherwise called “fell a working (if uneven) SI system & then have to reinvent it?” Looks that way!

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