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
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
Writing for LSN in 2014, the late Maurice Holt noted the ‘transatlantic...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
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
The Guardian of 2 September 2018 carried this story from which I quote as follows (in italics).
Parents have criticised the use of...Read more
Rise in number of disappearing KS4 pupils
Off-rolling, whereby secondary schools exclude pupils likely to lower an...Read more
Investigation cast doubt on ‘accuracy or correctness’
An investigation by the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) found ‘...Read more
Shortly to be published research by Professor Michael Shayer reveals an accidental breakthrough in how highly significant cognitive development in...Read more
Zero-tolerance risks exclusions for minor incidents
It’s reasonable for schools to have ‘zero-tolerance’ policies towards...Read more