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'Grammar schools are to education what homeopathy is to medicine'
8th September 2016 at 11:05
'Hanging children's prospects and teachers' careers on these poorly designed and implemented tests is not fair'
1st September 2016 at 13:10
‘Today’s GCSE results data reflects ministerial meddling as much as academic performance’
25th August 2016 at 11:50
Results day: 'Eradicating the A-level gap between rich and poor will take a generation. Are politicians up for it?'
18th August 2016 at 10:52
'Working in schools is not about getting rich – it's about making a difference'
26th July 2016 at 12:55
An open letter to Justine Greening: 'You can't achieve lasting change without engaging teachers and leaders'
14th July 2016 at 12:24
Notes for Theresa May: Don't lose sight of the importance of education as you grapple with Brexit
11th July 2016 at 13:25
'The futures of schools and teachers will be determined by 2016's flawed Sats. This is not right or sustainable'
5th July 2016 at 12:58
‘The trouble with advising heads to be more like Clint Eastwood is that his roles are works of fiction’
25th May 2016 at 17:54
'How can we expect the government to listen if the moment it changes its mind we start crowing about U-turns?'
6th May 2016 at 16:04
The power to improve schools is in our hands
25th March 2016 at 00:00
'It is neither complete nor flawless, but there is stuff to like in this White Paper'
18th March 2016 at 15:17
Universal academisation: 'The burning platform approach to change management'
16th March 2016 at 00:15
'There is a still a long way to go before we can say the problems with primary assessment are in any way resolved'
9th March 2016 at 14:58
'The Year 7 Sats resits represent an unintentional return to the 11-plus'
29th February 2016 at 23:45
‘Education faces a crisis of measurement due to dramatic exam and assessment reform’
25th February 2016 at 13:15
'Let's have a sensible conversation about Ofsted. And avoid sounding like Donald Trump'
20th February 2016 at 14:52
‘Heads must have the courage of their convictions, resist external pressures, and support LGBT teachers who want to come out’
3rd February 2016 at 13:11
‘Why heads must learn to procrastinate and pay lip service to unnecessary initiatives’
19th January 2016 at 12:41
'This constant churn of new tests and accountability measures is no way to improve primary performance'
4th January 2016 at 12:55
Prevent Strategy: ‘Teachers aren’t counter-terrorism experts and don’t want to be members of the security service’
21st October 2015 at 13:49
'The threat of being labelled "coasting" could lead to more teaching to the test and short-term strategies'
30th June 2015 at 17:15
'Ofsted must make quality assurance a central theme'
15th June 2015 at 17:47
'Are you worried about the Education Bill? Are you in a coasting school? What on earth is a coasting school?'
3rd June 2015 at 16:32