Ofsted chief, Amanda Spielman, published a ‘commentary on school funding’ this morning. But the blog, potentially embarrassing...Read more
‘Whenever we at the Higher Education Policy Institute delve into the topic [of selection], it leads to furious and unseemly...Read more
‘Scrapping exams at 16 would create a better education system,’ The Times editorial says today.
T-levels, the Level Three technical equivalent to A levels, are presented as the ‘technical gold standard’ by the government....Read more
The Children’s Commissioner’s briefing entitled ‘ The children leaving school with nothing’ published last week, is inaccurately...Read more
You would think the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield would know better. She is, after all, supposed to be the advocate for...Read more
The ethnicity ‘attainment gap’
The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has produced a table showing ‘attainment gaps’ for ethnic...Read more
The new education secretary Gavin Williamson is, he says, the first one ‘to personally take charge of further education and...Read more
Thousands of young people received results today but there’s been little media interest.
Tomorrow will...Read more
This is essentially an issue typical of historical interactions between the private and public sectors. It is currently topical in the English...Read more
Michael Gove’s bid to become the next prime minister began with contemplating the fickle nature of fate. What would have...Read more
Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?
‘…there is no evidence from the attainment data that these [exam] reforms helped lower-attaining pupils,’ concludes Education Datalab in its...Read more
‘The parents screamed and swore at me,’ says a Sunday Times headline for an article explaining why the ‘visionary head’ of...Read more
The Harris Federation entered hundreds of native English speakers into an exam designed for speakers of English as a second...Read more