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Professor Becky Allen of the UCL Institute of Education has written important articles about the Pupil Premium (PP) that I discuss here and here...

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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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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published what is probably the most comprehensive study yet on ‘The Attainment Gap’ , which has been...

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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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‘Thousands more children on track to become fluent readers’, says schools minister Nick Gibb in a Department for Education press release published...

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This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August.

“The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their...

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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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With campaigning underway for the general election, the key issue in education is funding. The recent IFS report noted that "between 2010...

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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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My article, ‘ Why maketisation invalidates Progress 8 ‘, addresses the concern that the production of high stakes performance measures for schools...

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The DfE today released analysis of the performance of multi-academy trusts, primary and secondary, in terms of value added. The results for...

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Part two of two (part one is here ) At the end of March Islington received a formal complaint of serious misconduct by me. The complainant was a...

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Part one of two "A five-year-old is five times more likely than an adult of 30 to develop mesothelioma , a type of cancer linked to asbestos, if...

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An 18 month battle to get CEM* to release the raw marks from their 11+ tests drew to a close on Tuesday with a ruling from the Information...

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We’re told academies have more financial scrutiny than local authority (LA) maintained), but the National Audit Office (NAO) appears not to agree...

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Readers of this blog will have heard of the "Panama Papers." This huge leak of documents from the Panama law firm Mossach Fonseca has disclosed a...

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‘Pupils let down by their parents: White British children are overtaken by 10 other ethnic groups by the age of 16 as alarming report shows their...

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