A baccalaureate for the future
A major initiative to link school and the workplace, and provide a parity of recognition between academic and vocational achievement, is launching at the NCSL conference in June. Andrew Chubb, Principal of Archbishop Sentamu Academy, explains the principles behind The Modern Baccalaureate.
SLT 4.1 Report Update
Closing the educational attainment gap; Healthy eating patterns of primary school children; How to support pupils’ parents; Allegations of abuse against teachers and non-teaching staff.
You’ve got to be kidding?
There is far too much knee-jerking in education politics and policy. Debra Kidd gives quite a knee-jerk of her own to the hype surrounding the new framework and Ofsted’s obsession with lesson objectives.
To stream or not to stream?
According to an OECD study, countries that stream pupils into ability groups at an early age tend to have lower levels of achievement, and separating pupils into ability groups locks them into a cycle of disadvantage.