Streaming is out

18th July 2003 at 01:00
Contrary to your coverage of the Association for Citizenship Teaching conference, teachers are not being asked to stream children into citizenship ability sets or label pupils with citizenship levels (TES, July 4).

Colleagues at the conference shared positive ideas about assessment that involves children in their own assessment. In other words, assessment activities that are fun and engaging - a million miles away from pinning numbers on young citizens.

An email network to share positive practice is up and running and readers are welcome to join by contacting me at

Lee Jerome formerly education director Institute for Citizenship Head of initial teacher training, Anglia Polytechnic University

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now