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This meant teachers giving evidence against their employers in schools that were academies. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The Government has not outlined how it wants to see all schools convert to academy status. The Sun (2016)The trio all work at high school academies, payroll figures show. The Sun (2016)The two had trained together at the Sandhurst military academy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I think the academies and the national squads represent society. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The organisation said the new academy would benefit from Read's "wealth of relevant experience". Computing (2010)We want all schools to have the opportunity to benefit from the freedoms that academy status provides. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you went to the art academy you would study the realistic school of art. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Leading academics were employed to teach these subjects at staff colleges and military academies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What we did was join up the regional academy and national team programme and both delivered players. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company has also set up its own training academy to perfect skills and the timing process. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He spoke while welcoming the first apprentices to a new brickwork academy. The Sun (2015)And the reading room looks more like the assembly hall of an academy for secret police. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There will also be a further growth in the system of national skills academies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More than half of secondary schools are academies or seeking to be. The Sun (2012)The school has now converted to academy status under new leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And top brass are fighting to keep the military academy open. The Sun (2009)Police and military bases and training academies are attacked weekly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Free schools are new academies opened from scratch rather than replacing an existing school. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a clause in the agreement which would require the academy to retain national pay and conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Excess red tape is putting academy schools in doubt, their leaders say. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The head of the club's youth academy was shot dead. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That's not to say academies cannot be improved. The Sun (2016)All schools would have the same freedom in certain areas, not just academies and free schools. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There's also a performing arts academy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The change was evident at a recent graduation ceremony at the police academy in Helmand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Asda skills academy gives them the opportunity to do both. The Sun (2011)At our club, the way forward is to improve our academy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)More than 60 per cent of secondary schools are academies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the bad years, one of the reactions to the dwindling cash flow was to dispense with the youth academy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has only been a part of the academy for a matter of weeks, but has already bagged his first goal. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'academy'
British English: academy /əˈkædəmɪ/ NOUN
A school or college specializing in a particular subject is sometimes called an academy.
...the Royal Academy of Music.
- American English: academy
- Arabic: أَكَادِيـمِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: academia universidade
- Chinese: 学院
- Croatian: akademija
- Czech: akademie
- Danish: akademi
- Dutch: academie
- European Spanish: academia
- Finnish: akatemia
- French: académie
- German: Akademie
- Greek: ακαδημία
- Italian: accademia
- Japanese: 学士院
- Korean: 학원
- Norwegian: høyskole
- Polish: akademia
- European Portuguese: academia universidade
- Romanian: academie
- Russian: академия
- Spanish: academia
- Swedish: akademi undervisningsanstalt
- Thai: สถาบันศึกษา
- Turkish: akademi
- Ukrainian: академія
- Vietnamese: học viện
Definition of academy from the Collins English Dictionary
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