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
Writing for LSN in 2014, the late Maurice Holt noted the ‘transatlantic...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
SchoolCompany’s Trust director prioritised ‘growing the business’
‘In terms of growing the business, what are the vital...Read more
Rise in number of disappearing KS4 pupils
Off-rolling, whereby secondary schools exclude pupils likely to lower an...Read more