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You would think the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield would know better. She is, after all, supposed to be the advocate for...

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Sir Kenneth Baker, former education secretary from 1986-89, fired a broadside against GCSE reforms in England in a letter to the...

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The new education secretary Gavin Williamson is, he says, the first one ‘to personally take charge of further education and...

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Thousands of young people received results today but there’s been little media interest.

Tomorrow will...

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‘…there is no evidence from the attainment data that these [exam] reforms helped lower-attaining pupils,’ concludes Education Datalab in its...

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The Harris Federation entered hundreds of native English speakers into an exam designed for speakers of English as a second...

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‘…we’ve long been technical education snobs in this country,’ said Education secretary Damian Hinds in a speech at Battersea Power...

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Evidence that the title of this article should be taken seriously can be found here and here .

On 7 October 2018 I wrote to the Fair...

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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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Shortly to be published research by Professor Michael Shayer reveals an accidental breakthrough in how highly significant cognitive development in...

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Learndirect, the largest commercial provider of further education (FE) was rated Inadequate in March 2017*. Nevertheless, it will still receive...

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Given Labour’s bold and exciting proposals for a free cradle to grave National Education Service, failures in the further and higher education...

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Education Secretary Justine Greening wants a skills revolution . But schools minister Nick Gibb loathes skills . He won’t even let civil servants...

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A joint investigation by FE Week and the Financial Times which culminated in a court case has successfully overturned a ban on publication of a...

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Mellissa Benn wrote powerfully about this in a Guardian article of 18 July 201 7:

There could not be a more favourable time for the...

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I was prompted to write this article by a recent telephone conversation with the complaints section of my Electricity Supply company. I won’t bore...

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Since I published this article I have received a lot of email correspondence from internationally respected academics. The general thrust of this...

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This article shows that the East Asian education systems that come out at the top of the PISA rankings sink to the bottom half of the table when...

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