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A public sector that shows the way? Part 3

13 Apr

A public sector that shows the way? Part 3

A personal viewpoint by Patrick, secondary school IT manager and Voice member (England).

Ofsted: Busting myths and misconceptions #OfstedMyths

13 Apr

Ofsted: Busting myths and misconceptions   #OfstedMyths

Guest post by Sean Harford, National Director, Education, Ofsted

Schools that work for everyone?

13 Apr

Schools that work for everyone?

A summary of Voice’s response to the Department for Education’s consultation Schools that Work for Everyone (including grammar schools and the role of independent schools and universities in the state school system).

New assessment and accountability measures. Update: Primary Assessment consultation

30 Mar

New assessment and accountability measures. Update:  Primary Assessment consultation

New National Curriculum tests (‘SATs’) at Key Stages 1 and 2 in primary schools, and new Progress 8 measure at Key Stage 4 in secondary schools. Updates on SATS:

Is it the Department for EDUCATION’s role to set up a property company?

29 Mar

Is it the Department for EDUCATION’s role to set up a property company?

The Government has launched a “public property company” to “purchase and develop sites” to “help create” more free schools.