Submitted by James Croft on Wed, 09/19/2012 - 00:00
Michael Gove is one of those reforming politicians who galvanises support by polarising opinion. In the media frenzy surrounding the announcement of the government’s reforms to Key Stage 4 (KS4) qualifications since Monday, it is unsurprising that there hasn’t been much place for intelligent comment offering qualified support to his proposals.
Submitted by Gabriel H. Sahlgren on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 00:00
In a new IPPR report, Rick Muir argues that profit-making free schools should remain banned.
Submitted by James Croft on Fri, 07/20/2012 - 00:00
In education, the words ‘for-profit schooling’ send many into a head-spin.
Submitted by James Croft on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 00:00
Michael Gove has framed his proposals for franchising 14-16 exams provision on a one board per subject basis as part of a wider effort to address the problem of exam boards competing on standards.
Submitted by Gabriel H. Sahlgren on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 00:00
I am now accustomed to the fact that British journalists resort to extensive confirmation bias when arguing that free schools – especially for-profit ones – are driving down education standards in Sweden. The evidence does not support their case.