Exam pressure causes stress – it’s well-known. And a little stress can improve performance – a ‘chilled’ attitude can cause underachievement and...Read more
Developing countries can show England how to solve the teacher supply crisis, a Times article (7 April 2018 behind paywall) claims.
According to schools minister Nick Gibb, the debate about reformed GCSE English Literature earlier this week was ‘just one more example’ of Labour...Read more
‘ For decades, the overwhelming weight of international evidence – including the influential longitudinal study from Clackmannanshire in Scotland...Read more
Theresa May’s speech on university tuition fee reform omitted one salient fact : it was the Coalition government which raised fees to up to £9k...Read more
This is the title of a publication by ‘More than a score’.
More than a score is a broad coalition established by the largest teachers’...Read more
At the Mad Hatter’s tea party, the March Hare tells Alice that she should say what she means.
‘I do,’ Alice replied; ‘at least—at least I...Read more
It’s happened before. And it’s likely to happen again. The Department for Education (DfE) publishes an announcement with misleading data. This is...Read more
Ministers have insisted GCSE reforms were essential to bring England in line with countries which perform highly in the three-yearly international...Read more
The PM took time out from the EU to debate public services in the West Midlands on Wednesday 6 December .
Tory MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan...Read more
‘It’s too hasty to claim that these improvements [in global reading test PIRLS] are attributable to policy changes…’ says the Department for...Read more
10 year-olds in Northern Ireland ‘significantly outperformed 41 of the 49 other participating countries in reading’, says NFER analysis of the...Read more
English 10 year-olds are now joint eighth in the world in reading as measured by the international PIRLS test .
The Department for...Read more
The opening of a ‘no-frills’ private school in Durham has been delayed, Schools Week reports. Pre-inspection of the Independent Grammar School (...Read more
A cross-party committee of MPs isn’t convinced the Department for International Development (DFID) acted correctly when it provided grant funding...Read more