Submitted by admin on Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:21
Everybody agrees that teachers are important for improving academic outcomes. But how important are they for improving non-cognitive outcomes? There’s surprisingly little research analysing this issue.
Submitted by admin on Mon, 01/30/2017 - 12:15
With a view to increasing the number of good school places and thereby improving social mobility, the government has proposed a series of measures to ‘unlock’ new supply from ‘premium’ Sponsors from the independent sector, from HE, grammar school groups, and faith communities.
Submitted by admin on Thu, 01/19/2017 - 14:46
‘Further work required: selective schooling, outcomes, and a better way towards more equitable education’
Submitted by admin on Thu, 01/19/2017 - 14:33
As part of a wider commitment to improving social mobility by increasing the number of good school places, the government has proposed reform and expansion of grammar schools, prohibited since the 1998 School Standards and Frameworks Act.
Submitted by admin on Fri, 11/18/2016 - 13:27
Opponents of the idea that schools could be owned and operated by businesses for profit often claim that such can only come at the expense of quality. Until relatively recently, there's been little rigourous evidence to help settle this question, but now that there is, it's clear that there’s no basis for this claim, and therefore for excluding commercial operators.