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'The government is micromanaging with the new times tables test – for goodness sake, leave teachers to get on with their job'
17th February 2018 at 12:04
Weekend read: How much can a Progress 8 score tell you about a school?
13th October 2017 at 16:14
Progress 8: EBacc entries have dropped, and other key findings from today's GCSE statistics
12th October 2017 at 09:55
'Do I believe Year 6 pupils can meet the required standard for writing, but fail the reading and GPS tests? Yes, I do'
11th October 2017 at 12:02
A new ‘check’ isn’t the way to change teachers’ minds
9th October 2017 at 14:00
'We need to break free from the belief that numbers on a chart act as a reliable proxy for learning'
7th October 2017 at 12:02
Subject choices based more on enjoyment than 'difficulty', Ofqual finds
6th October 2017 at 10:37
Sats reading test was 'unduly hard' says exams watchdog
5th October 2017 at 11:02
Heads gathering to discuss 'unreliable' exam grading
2nd October 2017 at 00:02
‘I worry that GCSE and A-level reforms will deter students from pursuing English literature’
1st October 2017 at 18:02
Ofqual seeks views on ability of teachers to leak exam questions
28th September 2017 at 11:53
'I'm trying hard to be positive about the state of teaching. Really, I am'
27th September 2017 at 16:10
'Why we need more open questions in maths exams'
25th September 2017 at 12:02
Swinney: New national assessments 'will not lead to league tables'
22nd September 2017 at 15:40
Labelling pupils 'average' harms their GCSE grades, assessment experts warn
22nd September 2017 at 03:16
Appraisal snapshots do not show the whole picture
22nd September 2017 at 00:00
'Why must we rub students noses' in their GCSE disappointment with forced resits?'
21st September 2017 at 12:15
Exam entries for arts subjects 'fall to lowest level in a decade'
21st September 2017 at 00:02
GCSE reform: 'Why I loved teaching without grade boundaries'
20th September 2017 at 12:00
'Tests for four-year-olds as soon as they start school are harmful'
19th September 2017 at 12:37
The student voice: 'By the time I reached university, no one cared about my AS achievements. What was the point?'
16th September 2017 at 18:02
'Teachers find themselves in a master-servant relationship – teaching follows the test'
16th September 2017 at 12:02
'The prevalence of Progress 8 has allowed cohort manipulation to spread wildly in our schools'
15th September 2017 at 15:03
Will KS1 Sats really be scrapped in 2023?
15th September 2017 at 10:54
Double standards help STA keep teachers in the dark
15th September 2017 at 00:00
Grammar school expansion, a u-turn on sex ed, faith school reforms: Dami...
'No one can deny the holidays are fantastic but without them the physica...
Suffering in silence
Teacher who threatened to knock a pupil's 'fucking lights out' can conti...
'One in seven children of school staff and other public sector workers f...
Exclusive: PE 'spiralling downward' as quarter of secondaries cut classes
'The fact is, teaching is just a difficult thing to judge'
We mustn't let GCSE Grade 4 become the 'Poundland' pass
The rise of the scripted teacher
'The $1m teacher prize will not help us solve our recruitment and reten...