TES – Last week, the NEU vowed to disrupt the baseline assessments of four-year-olds. This week, the government announced that NFER had won the contract to begin testing in September 2020. […]
TES – Secondary schools’ Progress 8 scores are being undermined by the performance of pupils from primary schools with “anomalously high” results, new research suggests. Education Datalab – Difficult questions about some schools’ […]
TES – It would be ‘sad’ if key stage 3 was only about GCSE preparation, says Pearson vice-president. Exam board leaders have raised concerns about schools that teach GCSEs over three […]
STA – Information about the development of an assessment for pupils in reception to measure their progress in primary schools from 2020. DfE – New measure for fairer recording of primary school performance.
DfE/STA – Measuring progress in primary schools: update published April 2018 (following Government response to Primary Assessment consultation published September 2017).
Education Endowment Fund – Metacognition and self-regulation approaches have consistently high levels of impact, with pupils making an average of eight months’ additional progress. The evidence indicates that teaching these strategies […]
Ofqual – an observational study of local authority moderation of key stage 2 writing assessments in 2017. It identifies factors that may have affected the consistency of moderation in 2017 and […]
Ofqual – The purpose of this report is to review how moderation is currently being delivered in a number of jurisdictions across the world at upper secondary, and in particular to […]
Education Endowment Fund – Marking plays a central role in teacher’s work, yet there is very little evidence on which strategies are most effective.
DfE – Approved key stage 4 qualifications, discount codes and point scores for reporting in the 2014 to 2020 school and college performance tables.
DfE – Approved 16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes for reporting in the school and college performance tables.
Once again, the SW Regional AAIA Group held a spring-time event to help inform and inspire members and colleagues. This year the group took Deepening Learning as its theme, reflecting […]