Challenging the evidence on the new baseline test in reception

Gemma Moss, Harvey Goldstein, Pam Sammons, Gwen Sinnott and Gordon Stobart

4 May 2018

Gemma Moss, Harvey Goldstein, Pam Sammons, Gwen Sinnott and Gordon Stobart

On 11 April, school standards minister Nick Gibb announced that the National Foundation for Educational Research would be developing ‘baseline’ assessments for reception-age children. Gibb said:   ‘This quick, simple assessment will help us to capture the progress that children make throughout primary school and provides a fairer measure for school accountability.’ What Gibb does not mention is that the overwhelming evidence is that assessments at this age,...

A posthumanist, materialist perspective on artmaking processes may shed a new light on the practices of social inclusion and exclusion in early years settings

Petra Vacková

21 June 2018

Petra Vacková

Writing and iPads in the early years classroom

Jill Dunn

19 June 2018

Jill Dunn

From zero to hero: Anecdotal tales in pursuit of the elusive doctorate

David Morris and David Cudworth

15 June 2018

David Morris and David Cudworth

Putting Bourdieu into praxis? Possibilities for sociology of education to make a difference in classrooms

Louise Archer

14 June 2018

Louise Archer

Physical Education External Provision in Irish primary schools

Jessica Mangione, Melissa Parker and Mary O’Sullivan

13 June 2018

Jessica Mangione, Melissa Parker and Mary O’Sullivan

Protect academic integrity by refusing to waive your legal rights

Keith S. Taber

11 June 2018

Keith S. Taber