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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.

School funding in crisis

29 Mar

School funding in crisis

The parlous state of current education funding.

Quality and improvement in Scottish education 2012-2016

28 Mar

Quality and improvement in Scottish education 2012-2016

Education Scotland has published its latest report on quality and improvement in Scotland education from 2012-2016.