Education and children's services news updates

Karen Flanagan is the Head of Special Education and Inclusive Intervention Services in the London Borough of Camden, and is also a Prospect member who sits on the Education and Children’s Services Group Executive Council. She talks to Boc Ly about her career, the impact of the pandemic and her belief in unions.

Conversions of local authority schools to academies are continuing despite Covid, amid some intense local controversies, writes education journalist Warwick Mansell.