For the past 18 months, I have been delighted to serve as HEPI’s first Director of Policy and Advocacy – a role which has cemented my deep-seated interest in higher education policy and instilled in me a genuine desire to contribute to the sustained ..
The debate about adjusting grade standards to make subjects more comparable continues.
Speaking at the summer symposium, Richard Garrett, Ofqual’s Director of Policy and Strategic Relationships, shared some of the evidence Ofqual has gathered to jud..
When new mother Lisa Lewis found out she was having triplet boys – she knew she wanted them to grow up appreciating real food.
Her solution? She applied for a council allotment to grow it herself.
But it did not stop there – within the space of four ..
A few years ago, I was invited to be a member of the panel that helped to select the original board of what has now become the Chartered College of Teaching. Aside from then becoming a member when it launched, I have had no further involvement, and h..
The focus of Scottish initial teacher training programmes on numeracy, literacy and child development has undergone change over the last few decades, primarily due to the requirements set out in the report Teaching Scotland’s Future (Donaldson 2011)…
In a recent, very well-written blog, Professor Alice Sullivan argues that it is high time for UK education journals to abandon the practice of viewing the fact that a paper has been circulated as a working paper as an impediment to publication in a s..
STA assessment update: 10 July 2018
Latest information and actions from the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) for schools, academies, local authorities and academy trusts.
Published 10 July 2018
Standards and Testing ..
National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2018 (interim)
Provisional statistics for 2018 national curriculum assessments at key stage 2.
Published 10 July 2018
Department for Education and Standards and Testing..
Past papers available on our website
Past papers dating back more than five years will no longer be available on our website after this summer. As part of our improvements to our website, we will begin to remove past papers that are no longer releva..
The title of this speech, ‘The Ties that Bind’, is not an original phrase. And indeed, as soon as the invitations for this Policy Exchange event went out, we had a call from an understandably bemused Lords Committee clerk wondering why they had not b..