Mr Timms said:
Cllr Pipe said:
'The promotion of a high quality education service is the key priority for Hackney Council. We are committed to ensuring that all pupils , students and learners are able to fulfil their potential. Resources for education have and will continue to be protected. We are accountable to the public for the delivery of top class education, attainment and achievement and we will support arrangements that achieve this whilst retaining the importance of democratic accountability.'
1. The Hackney education stakeholders group was jointly established by the then DfEE and Hackney LBC in November 2000 following the third inspection of the LEA by OfSTED. The task of the stakeholders was to consider and make recommendations on the arrangements for delivering education services to meet the future needs of Hackney's schools.
This unique process allowed stakeholders to come together in a new way to discuss and consider key issues. Stakeholders included headteachers, trades union, school governors, parents , business community and Hackney Community College. The group was co chaired by the DfES and Hackney's director of education.
The final recommendations from the Hackney education stakeholders group to the
secretary of state for education and skills and Hackney LBC were made in June 2001