Volunteers are often the bedrock of charitable organisations, but they are not protected from sexual harassment within those organisations.
CECET is a ground-breaking institution in UK education, bringing together the dioceses of Birmingham and Lichfield, with the University of Wolverhampton, to deliver school improvement along with a range of services to schools, including CPD and leadership development.
Set up as an 'Umbrella Trust', CECET provides the overarching accountability framework for the system development of academies. It will therefore become a member of every new academy trust established in the Diocese of Lichfield, and potentially Birmingham.
The event started off with Eucharist in Lichfield Cathedral before moving over to the Guildhall for the main conference, with well-respected and revered speakers regarding Christian education.
Chris Whittington, Head of Education at Anthony Collins Solicitors, played a key role in ensuring the success of the event. Having arranged for Lord Williams of Oystermouth, DD FBA (+Rowan Williams), Master of Magdalene College Cambridge and Fr Laurence Freeman, a Benedictine monk and Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation, to attend the event, he facilitated a structured conversation between the pair around the subject of Christian meditation in schools and the development of the 'whole person' in education.
The conversation highlighted the benefits to children and young adults of Christian meditation and opportunities for schools to develop this within their own environments, as well as highlighting any potential issues that might arise.
+Rowan Williams also spoke about Christian education values and a vision for the 21st Century, before opening the floor for discussions and questions.
Attended by 130 Head Teachers and Chairs of Governors, the event was a huge success and CECET is looking forward to enhancing the provision of education through a focused, collaborative approach to high-quality school improvement.
For more information
For more information about CECET please see www.cecet.org.uk
To find out more about Anthony Collins Solicitors' Education services, please click here
Here at Anthony Collins Solicitors, we have been hard at work advising a charity client, BICMP, on its new music project, ‘Resonance’.
Currently, the only ground for divorce is irretrievable break down of a marriage. Following a consultation, the Government has announced its intention to reform the legal requirements for divorce.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently made some noteworthy changes to its guidance around data subject access requests (DSARs).
In the fourth part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks arising out of varying the terms of construction contracts.
A local authority recently received a "roasting" by the Pensions Ombudsman for their delay in processing an employee’s ill-health retirement pension, following her diagnosis with advanced cancer.
The Times is looking for three or four charities to feature in their editions running in December 2019 and early January 2020.
Cliff Mills defines and talks about the importance of social value in his blog, and its potential within Greater Manchester.
Following a power outage at Anthony Collins Solicitors’ (ACS) Birmingham office, our employees and partners currently have limited functionality, including no access to emails.
Joint ventures present an opportunity for housing associations to build organisational capacity, the revenues from which could help deliver on wider social housing commitments.
To receive invitations to our events, as well as information and articles on legal issues and sector developments that are of interest to you, please sign up to Newsroom.