'Smile for the birdy.' ShutterstockA toddler with birthday cake smeared across his face, grins delightedly at his mother. Minutes later, the image appears on Facebook. A not uncommon scenario – 42% of UK parents share photos of their childr..
Scottish Learning Festival, SEC, Glasgow, 20-21 September 2017 Visit Voice Scotland @ SLF 2017.
Student event, Bangor University, 4 September 2017 Voice volunteers Kay-Lesley Hallam Black (Council) (left) and Yvonne Johns (Council & W..
Laura Davies, knows what it can be like to have to raid the overdraft to pay the childminder and borrow from family for accommodation.
Now 27, she and her partner still live according to a spreadsheet.
The Young Women's Trust says a quarter of..
The chief economist of the Education Policy Institute looks beyond the stats in the OECD’s Education at a Glance report
Today the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development published the Education at a Glance 2017 report – the most compre..
We have reviewed the response paper and picked out the elements that are most relevant to your work with children with SEND.
The paper considers EYFS, KS1 and KS2 separately.
Actions to be taken relating to the EYFS:
consider reducing the numb..
Today the government publishes its response to the submissions it received during its consultation on primary assessment.
Nick Brook, deputy general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT said: “Today the government have confirmed that, from this ..
By Martin Hodge, Professional Officer (Policy & Research Services) 14 September 2017
Following the consultation in June and July, the DfE has outlined far-reaching plans for primary assessment and accountability. So, to echo Sergio Leone’s epic spag..
1 September 2017
Trade unions are about more than numbers “It’s a numbers game’.. Your strength depends on your numbers”, according to an article on the new “superunion” in TES. Really? Surely, trade unions are not a ‘game’ and are about more than ‘..
The Department for Education has published the government’s response to the ‘Primary assessment in England’ public consultation. Details are set out in a statement made to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening.
First of all, let me say that I’m pleased that primary assessment is changing again, because it’s been a disaster in so many ways. So here is a summary of the changes at each key stage – with my thoughts about each.
Early Years Foundation Stage Prof..