An alternative to SATs that will transform England’s testing & school accountability system in primary education & beyond
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The Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted everyday life around the world. In the UK, lockdowns have resulted in the closure of schools to most children for two prolonged periods: March to summer...Continue reading
Public enthusiasm for classics and ancient history is currently high thanks to a number of high-profile classicists on TV and radio: Mary Beard, Edith Hall, Natalie Haynes, Tom Holland and Bettany...Continue reading
‘Why can’t I use this voucher?’ The impact of Covid-19 on access and (in)effective support of the school food voucher scheme
The Food Foundation (2020) has found since lockdown started that 5 million people in the UK living in households with children under 18 have experienced food insecurity. A minority (1.8 million)...Continue reading
This report considers how educational continuity plans (ECPs) can better support schools in times of crisis, specifically from the perspective of headteachers, whose experiences, challenges and...
This report shares insights into how Covid-19 impacted upon on the early years workforce in England, Wales and Scotland during the first year of the pandemic, focusing on how pre-existing issues...
The global issues of climate change, protecting the environment, and ensuring equity and fairness for all continue to gain increasing prominence in everyday consciousness. The role of education to...Continue reading
A series of blogs that explore how new initiatives in a number of countries are developing and delivering education for sustainable development, from the early years to higher education.
There is increasing attention on geographic inequalities in access to higher education (HE). This blog summarises a recently published article (Davies, Donnelly, & Sandoval-Hernandez, 2021)...Continue reading
With schools closed in the UK in response to the Covid-19 crisis, children who would normally receive free school meals were at an elevated risk of food insecurity. However, the voucher scheme...