Key Stage 2 tests became more difficult in 2016 after a ‘curriculum revamp’, said The Times .
‘Scrapping exams at 16 would create a better education system,’ The Times editorial says today.
‘Inspirational and dedicated strategic leadership’ is provided by the chief executive officer, Dr Jennifer Blunden, at Truro and...Read more
What a difference a word makes. The accepted truth since 2010 is that results in the three-yearly OECD PISA tests for England...Read more
Minister for school standards, Nick Gibb, is clear . Children who pass the phonics screening test are ‘on track to be fluent readers in primary...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
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
Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .
The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...Read more
This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.
Thirty years ago this summer the Great...Read more
The decline in inspection outcomes for non-association, non-special independent schools during the academic year 2016/17 ‘has been quite stark’,...Read more
Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .
Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...Read more
That humans are differently endowed across every measurable parameter is an established fact. It is also a fact that the education world...Read more
This is the title of a publication by ‘More than a score’.
More than a score is a broad coalition established by the largest teachers’...Read more
In July 2014, Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London, announced* that schools in Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT) would receive £260,900 from the...Read more
Maria Miller MP (Basingstoke, Con) heaped fulsome praise on the head of the Minister for School Standards Nick Gibb during a Commons debate...Read more