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The present system in England harms all pupils

There’s something in the air – and it’s not just too-early Christmas music...

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PM’s dodgy statements were ‘factually correct’, Hinds says

‘Ensuring the integrity of education statistics is very...

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'Several papers' at Harris Primary Academy Kent House wiped

The Standards and Testing agency (STA) has annulled '...

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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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Investigation cast doubt on ‘accuracy or correctness’

An investigation by the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) found ‘...

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Alleged ‘grade inflation’ hasn't ended

Remember when Michael Gove used to bang on about grade inflation? His reformed...

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STA investigated St Matthew’s CofE, Hillingdon, for ‘maladministration'

The Standards and Testing Agency has annulled...

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Test results for English reading and Maths quashed

Teachers at Harris Academy Philip Lane ‘ over-aided ’ Year 6 pupils...

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Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .

The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...

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This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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The ‘north/south attainment gap’ claimed to exist by The Sutton Trust, The Social Mobility Foundation, the DfE, the National Schools Commissioner...

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Hold on to your hats! It’s that thorny subject, rearing its ‘timely’ head again. Roger Titcombe and I are busy trying to convince...

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I have received this response from The Sutton Trust to my article questioning the ‘attainment gap’ .

Research by John Goldthorpe has...

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Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...

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That humans are differently endowed across every measurable parameter is an established fact. It is also a fact that the education world...

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Exam pressure causes stress – it’s well-known. And a little stress can improve performance – a ‘chilled’ attitude can cause underachievement and...

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Using calculators can improve pupils’ calculating and problem-solving skills, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has found.

To...

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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’...

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