Jack Abbott, Labour's education spokesman at Suffolk County Council, said the pay packets were "impossible to justify" Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant The boss of an academy trust which relinquished control of two Suffolk schools amid government pressure took home a pay packet of nearly £300,000 last year, it has been revealed. Earning nearly double the Prime Minister, who takes home £150,000 a year, Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) chief executive Julian Drinkall is understood to have been paid between £290,000 and £295,000 in 2018.His pay packet is £100,000 more than that listed for 2017.Mr Drinkall heads up the biggest academy chain in England, which ran Felixstowe Academy and Langer Primary Academy until late last year.AET came under fire from parents, teachers and Suffolk MP Therese Coffey for its failure to meet government standards - and the trust subsequently cut ties with both schools in November 2018. Therese Coffey, Suffolk Coastal MP, raised … [Read more...] about Is your child’s school paying staff over £150,000?
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New teachers in Northern Ireland worst paid in UK and Republic, claim unions BelfastTelegraph.co.uk New teachers in Northern Ireland are the worst paid in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, unions have claimed. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/new-teachers-in-northern-ireland-worst-paid-in-uk-and-republic-claim-unions-37696019.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37696016.ece/84cbe/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_f57adf1d-cdd8-4f67-bc8e-ee221ddb2167_1 Email New teachers in Northern Ireland are the worst paid in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, unions have claimed. Gerry Murphy, of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), said new teachers in the region are paid 6.6% less than their equivalents in England and Wales, 23% less than equivalents in Scotland and 47% less than their colleagues in the Republic of Ireland. The figures were heard during a sitting of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at … [Read more...] about New teachers in Northern Ireland worst paid in UK and Republic, claim unions
PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women