I have just watched Emily Thornbury on the Andrew Marr show (11 Nov 2018) being asked about the view of the London Mayor that, “the problem would...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
ASCL launches inquiry into system leaving pupils 'deflated'
The Association of Schools and Colleges has launched an...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
Why did Ireland do so well in global reading test? SoS asks
Education Secretary Damian Hinds visited Dublin last week to...Read more
Alleged ‘grade inflation’ hasn't ended
Remember when Michael Gove used to bang on about grade inflation? His reformed...Read more
Shortly to be published research by Professor Michael Shayer reveals an accidental breakthrough in how highly significant cognitive development in...Read more
STA investigated St Matthew’s CofE, Hillingdon, for ‘maladministration'
The Standards and Testing Agency has annulled...Read more
Pupils told inspectors they now feel safe in school
Great Yarmouth Charter Academy (GYCA) became notorious when it opened...Read more
Gaps in provision mean many pupils will miss out
Education secretary Damian Hinds has announced a £5m fund for twenty ‘...Read more
Nine in ten local authority schools are good or outstanding
According to schools minister Nick Gibb, speaking to the...Read more
This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.
Thirty years ago this summer the Great...Read more