The present system in England harms all pupils
There’s something in the air – and it’s not just too-early Christmas music...Read more
PM’s dodgy statements were ‘factually correct’, Hinds says
‘Ensuring the integrity of education statistics is very...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
Investigation cast doubt on ‘accuracy or correctness’
An investigation by the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) found ‘...Read more
Alleged ‘grade inflation’ hasn't ended
Remember when Michael Gove used to bang on about grade inflation? His reformed...Read more
STA investigated St Matthew’s CofE, Hillingdon, for ‘maladministration'
The Standards and Testing Agency has annulled...Read more
Test results for English reading and Maths quashed
Teachers at Harris Academy Philip Lane ‘ over-aided ’ Year 6 pupils...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 ‘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
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
Exam pressure causes stress – it’s well-known. And a little stress can improve performance – a ‘chilled’ attitude can cause underachievement and...Read more
Using calculators can improve pupils’ calculating and problem-solving skills, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has found.
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