Teachers

Rise in number of disappearing KS4 pupils

Off-rolling, whereby secondary schools exclude pupils likely to lower an...

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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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Five challenges face English schools, Robert Halfon, Conservative chair of the Education Select Committee, said yesterday.

He was speaking...

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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published what is probably the most comprehensive study yet on ‘The Attainment Gap’ , which has been...

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‘It’s too hasty to claim that these improvements [in global reading test PIRLS] are attributable to policy changes…’ says the Department for...

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Hackney Downs, a comprehensive boys’ school, was shut in 1995 by Tory education secretary Gillian Shepherd following an unsuccessful campaign to...

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Teaching morale is low these days, what with cuts, workload, high stakes tests... And that’s without twitter drawing attention to self-promoting...

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Cue the usual media images of girls gleefully celebrating their results and Executive Principals extolling the excellence of their schools. There...

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There are permanent ‘system risks’ in education which need constant oversight, Department for Education (DfE) accounts reveal. If these risks are...

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Mellissa Benn wrote powerfully about this in a Guardian article of 18 July 201 7:

There could not be a more favourable time for the...

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This Guardian article reports research arguing for the existence of a class-based conspiracy to prevent the children of poor families getting...

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Once again, Henry Stewart has posted an important article on Local Schools Network. Henry reproduces a speech by a former head, which he...

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Two years ago Sir Alasdair Macdonald gave this speech at the Happy Schools conference, organised by the Guardian and my own company...

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Since I published this article I have received a lot of email correspondence from internationally respected academics. The general thrust of this...

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This is a very important publication by Reclaiming Schools/NUT.

It is about the corruption and degradation of the primary school...

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Setting up selective schools in disadvantaged areas would improve area performance and help social mobility, the think tank ResPublica writes. But...

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My book, ‘Learning Matters’, was published before ‘Attainment 8’ and ‘Progress 8’ were finalised and published. This article is therefore...

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Every school should welcome every child. There should be no barriers to any state school . Schools funded by taxpayers should be open to children...

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