International

Forget global – DfE compares UK with G7 for more flattering comparison

The Department for Education (DfE) is attempting...

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Bonus points: which claims are being probed by UK statistics watchdog

Which of the following were used by Damian Hinds,...

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Claim of being ‘third biggest’ education spender included tuition fees and private spending

‘The OECD has...

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DfE denies schools are 'worth less' but heads say otherwise

The Tories appear spooked by rising concern about inadequate...

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Biggest improvement in primary reading predated post-2010 reforms

The Tories have made ‘improvements’ in early literacy...

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Gibb ignores statistics authority concern

Ignoring the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) has become a habit with the...

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This 1999 paper by Professor Michael Shayer is of enormous significance for the future of the English education system and the way that school...

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Why did Ireland do so well in global reading test? SoS asks

Education Secretary Damian Hinds visited Dublin last week to...

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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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Shortly to be published research by Professor Michael Shayer reveals an accidental breakthrough in how highly significant cognitive development in...

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Too hasty to say higher results in global reading test are due to policy changes

‘ Good phonics teaching, as highlighted...

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Girls in shanty towns and refugee camps are made more vulnerable by inadequate clothes .

Dress A Girl Around the World is a US based...

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In 2016, English primary pupils were ‘the first pupils to take part in the PIRLS study since the Government’s education reforms in 2010,’ said...

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Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...

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Exam pressure causes stress – it’s well-known. And a little stress can improve performance – a ‘chilled’ attitude can cause underachievement and...

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Developing countries can show England how to solve the teacher supply crisis, a Times article (7 April 2018 behind paywall) claims.

The...

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According to schools minister Nick Gibb, the debate about reformed GCSE English Literature earlier this week was ‘just one more example’ of Labour...

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‘ For decades, the overwhelming weight of international evidence – including the influential longitudinal study from Clackmannanshire in Scotland...

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