The gap between disadvantaged pupils and others continues to narrow,’ says the Department for Education i n its commentary on the 2018 Key Stage 2...Read more
‘…we’ve long been technical education snobs in this country,’ said Education secretary Damian Hinds in a speech at Battersea Power...Read more
Misleading Ofsted stats cited again…
Nick Gibb : ‘In 2010, just 66% of pupils were attending schools judged by Ofsted to be good or...Read more
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
ASCL launches inquiry into system leaving pupils 'deflated'
The Association of Schools and Colleges has launched an...Read more
Full SoS speech to former FASNA is available somewhere, but where?
It’s quite normal for parts of speeches to be redacted...Read more
Inspectors must decide if exceptional pupil movement is 'lawful'
Inspectors must discuss concerns about potential ‘off-...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