By Deborah Lawson, General Secretary of Voice: the union for education professionals In the last three years, we have experienced two general elections, two referendums, two political party leadership elections, one change of Prime Minister and two E..
In regulating national assessments, Ofqual’s objectives are to promote standards and confidence in statutory early years assessments and primary assessments at key stage 1 and key stage 2. Our key concern is that assessments should be valid; this res..
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the best understood principles of cognitive psychology is that novices learn and think differently to experts. These labels are domain-specific, not person-specific; I can be an expert a..
Updated: Updated text to show policy changes to literacy and numeracy requirements and revised apprenticeships information.
All early years providers working with children from birth to 5 years old must follow the regulations on qualified s..
This series of LED events will have a specific focus ‘Making the 30 hour offer work for disabled children and children with SEN’.
These events aim to:
Improve knowledge of what high quality SEND provision looks like (e.g. learning from members of S..
Responding to the Queen’s Speech today and the announcement of the Government’s legislative programme for the next two years, ASCL, ATL, NAHT and NUT issued this joint statement:
“The Government is not listening to voters. The General Election campa..
Young people who went through pre-school education are much more likely to do well in international Pisa tests when they are teenagers, says the OECD.
But the international think tank says to maximise the benefits of early years education, there need..
Global pledges to provide education for all young people show little chance of being achieved, according to annual figures from the United Nations.
There are 264 million young people without access to school, with few signs of progress, says Unesco.
Challenging the Impossible can come in many guises. For Teach First as a whole, pushing social mobility to the top of the agenda has been a challenge that we’ve recently relished, with hundreds of Parliamentary candidates nationwide having our social..
Updated: Published today: list of Ofsted Inspectors in the early years sector.
The lists have the individuals who have successfully completed all the necessary assessment, training, and commercial arrangements to be deployed on inspections as Ofsted ..