It’s not LAs who control schools but MATs
After a wait which exceeded the time limit for responding to Freedom of...Read more
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
57% of National Leaders of Governance work in LA schools
Over half of the National Leaders of Governance (NLGs), were...Read more
'Education is in crisis. Our children are the most unhappy in the developed world , their...Read more
Prioritising data and results is endemic…
Ofsted has seen evidence of declining education quality driven by narrowing the...Read more
I refer to the work of Professor Rebecca (Becky) Allen , Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science, UCL Institute of Education, who...Read more
PM’s dodgy statements were ‘factually correct’, Hinds says
‘Ensuring the integrity of education statistics is very...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
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published a seven part guide to improving secondary science teaching .
It is excellent, and...Read more
This 1999 paper by Professor Michael Shayer is of enormous significance for the future of the English education system and the way that school...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
Why did Ireland do so well in global reading test? SoS asks
Education Secretary Damian Hinds visited Dublin last week to...Read more
Knighted psychologist accused of fraud
The hugely-influential work of educational psychologist Sir Cyril Burt dominated...Read more
The Guardian of 2 September 2018 carried this story from which I quote as follows (in italics).
Parents have criticised the use of...Read more