Monthly Archives: June 2013

Edfest: Leadership for the Future

Chris Husbands from the Institute of Education talking about future school leaders. Wooden floor and lots of late comers making it difficult to hear and follow the first part. Are we heading for a fully marketised school system? Chile operates … Continue reading

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Edfest: Wilshaw

Wilshaw encourages us to be bold. We can’t go back, he says, to a system of bland reports from perfunctory inspections of the 70s and 80s. Even in 1992, 40% of children didn’t achieve 5A-Cs. Now more than double that … Continue reading

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Boosting progress: a Teachmeet/TLAB mash up

I’ve been very focused this year on improving outcomes for students at key stage three. Last year I introduced the verbal assessment, which worked extremely well; but some students struggled to maintain it, let alone better it, when it came … Continue reading

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