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PFI: Are we moving in the right direction?

The private finance initiative (PFI) has come quite a way since Sir John Colfox School in Dorset opened its doors to 1,020 secondary pupils in September 1999. But with Building Schools for the Future on the long-term agenda, have the government and local authorities really taken on board the early lessons of PFI? Angela Spencer reports. >>more>>

Students

PFI: Learning process

SHA members are still giving mixed reports on PFI - especially inflexibility in adapting contracts to respond to government initiatives - but on the whole, things seem to be improving. Even contractors and local authorities appear to be learning from experience. >>more>>

Terry Gibson

PFI: 21st Century Schools

Terry Gibson, head of Newbold Community School, was on holiday in the champagne region of Reims, France, when he heard that the school's PFI project had finally been given the go-ahead. >>more>>

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