I refer to the work of Professor Rebecca (Becky) Allen , Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science, UCL Institute of Education, who...Read more
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...Read more
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published a seven part guide to improving secondary science teaching .
It is excellent, and...Read more
This 1999 paper by Professor Michael Shayer is of enormous significance for the future of the English education system and the way that school...Read more
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...Read more
The Guardian of 2 September 2018 carried this story from which I quote as follows (in italics).
Parents have criticised the use of...Read more
Shortly to be published research by Professor Michael Shayer reveals an accidental breakthrough in how highly significant cognitive development in...Read more
Dr Montacute’s article is linked to a Sutton Trust media release of 31 July 2018, purporting to show that high attaining disadvantaged pupils are...Read more
The ‘north/south attainment gap’ claimed to exist by The Sutton Trust, The Social Mobility Foundation, the DfE, the National Schools Commissioner...Read more
I have received this response from The Sutton Trust to my article questioning the ‘attainment gap’ .
Research by John Goldthorpe has...Read more
Every Facebook user should be aware of the business model of ‘free’ social media type services. It is to collect personal data and then sell it...Read more
Cue the usual media images of girls gleefully celebrating their results and Executive Principals extolling the excellence of their schools. There...Read more