DfE teaching and learning – This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. It covers statutory assessment and reporting requirements for the early years foundation stage (EYFS).
- Assessment for Learning
- Assessment of Learning
- Assessment Matters
- Examinations and Qualifications
- Performance Data
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A booklet written for school governors explaining the essential features of assessment for learning and answering questions such as 'Why does AfL matter to children and their parents/carers ?' ' How does AfL relate to end of year and end of key stage assessment?' and 'How will governors know that AfL is happening in school?' ‘Has helped to inform and enthuse us and also realise that understanding data is one thing, but responding to the questions it poses is quite another.’ Chair of governors, federation of infant and primary schools
On May 13, 2015
BBC News Education – The biggest ever global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom. TES News – UK below Poland and Vietnam in biggest ever international education rankings.
On May 13, 2015
TES News – The chair of England’s qualifications regulator has cautioned against getting “too hung up” on exam grades, warning that they may be a “rather thin representation” of standards.
On May 7, 2015
Guardian Education – Headteachers are being urged to reject controversial new tests for four and five-year-olds in their first weeks at school, amid concerns they will be both statistically invalid and harmful to children’s wellbeing.