The team behind the project was nominated for the Local Government Chronicle’s (LGC) prestigious Education Team of the Year award last week.
This is one of a number of LGC awards which reward excellence in local government and the Schools Reorganisation Team is one of five teams short-listed in its category.
Head of Schools Reorganisation, Josephine Mahaffey said, ‘We are delighted that the excellent work of the Schools Reorganisation Project Team has been recognised in this way.
“The team has provided an effective framework of organisation and support to help Merton’s schools through this historic and complex reorganisation of its education system.
The winner will be announced on Monday, 17 March 2003 at an awards ceremony in London.
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