Official responsible for 250 North schools insist she's no 'faceless bureaucrat'
The official responsible for more than 250 schools in the North of England has hit out at claims she is a “faceless” bureaucrat.
Former head teacher Janet Renou plays a vital role in the education system as Regional Schools Commissioner for the North of England, because she is responsible for helping academies improve and encouraging new academies to open.
Her job includes identifying traditional council schools which are failing and encouraging existing academy trusts to take them over.
But along with other regional schools commissioners, she has been described as a “faceless” bureaucrat -... read more
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