What a difference a word makes. The accepted truth since 2010 is that results in the three-yearly OECD PISA tests for England...Read more
Hinds's defence (or is it defiance?) is ill-founded
The education secretary Damian Hinds defended the ‘broad thrust’ of data claims made...Read more
Per capita spending in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland higher in 2016/17 than in 2012/13
Per head public spending on...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
Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .
The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...Read more
Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .
Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...Read more
He’s only been in the job since the beginning of January, but education secretary Damian Hinds has already been criticised by the UK Statistics...Read more
Pupils who engage in enquiry-based learning in science perform at a lower level in international PISA science tests than those who had ‘teacher-...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
Cue the usual media images of girls gleefully celebrating their results and Executive Principals extolling the excellence of their schools. There...Read more
' Curriculum for Excellence fears add to surge in home schooling’ booms the Times today.
It claims the rising number of home educated...Read more
England outperformed Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in the 2015 international PISA tests and it’s because of the ‘core-knowledge’ curriculum...Read more