Nine out of 15: benchmarking pupil assessments

25th May 2018

Benchmarking has multiple applications within the school setting – one of which is its role in monitoring pupil performance through assessment and analysis. With exam season in full swing Chris Beeden, educational data consultant at [read more]

NAO releases report on Ofsted’s inspection of schools

24th May 2018

Report by the National Audit Office (NAO) finds that, while Ofsted provides valuable independent assurance about schools’ effectiveness, it has faced significant financial and staffing challenges and has struggled to meet its inspection targets The report notes that Ofsted’s remit [read more]

From the magazine: A gateway to improvement

23rd May 2018

Benchmarking; you either love it or hate it. When implemented effectively, it can be a useful tool to support student outcomes, school budgets and business management as well as being used to inform decisions – at a [read more]

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