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It’s grim up north (yet again) – Education Datalab blog

Are schools in the north and the Midlands failing their pupils as is claimed? Continued here: https://ift.tt/2RUeOBc

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Are things so good that normal seems bad? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Former Irish president Mary Robinson has been doing the rounds warning the world it needs to wake up as the hands of the Doomsday Clock are moved to 100 seconds to midnight. Apparently things are so… Continued here https://ift.tt/2tMtGJX

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Are we looking in the wrong place to improve attainment? – Education Datalab blog

Why policies aimed at select schools might not be the best way to close attainment gaps Continued here: https://ift.tt/30J0QGw

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Why can’t we agree about internal isolation? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

The debate about whether schools should be allowed to internally exclude children from lessons is a hot topic at the moment, with all sorts of people weighing in at both ends of the spectrum of… Continued here https://ift.tt/2ugcr3q

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The equivalence of A-Levels and reformed BTECs – Education Datalab blog

What does equivalence look like following changes to vocational qualifications? Continued here: https://ift.tt/2NAX1O9

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Does the new inspection framework trade off reliability against validity? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Yesterday I saw a thread on Twitter from headteacher Stuart Lock on the pros and cons of the new inspection framework: https://twitter.com/StuartLock/status/1216475275514523648?s=20 In it he… Continued here https://ift.tt/2QWjabM

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Are Ofsted punishing disadvantaged children by penalising three-year GCSE courses? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Is a broad and balanced curriculum “middle class”? According to an article published in The Times, Sir Daniel Moynihan, CEO of the Harris Federation, has described Ofsted’s new inspection framework… Continued here https://ift.tt/3aarwEf

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