ASCL publishes guidance on teacher-assessed grades

30th March 2020

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has today published guidance about teacher-assessed grades following the decision to cancel this summer’s GCSE and A-level exams The Department for Education has outlined its plans for [read more]

Unions comment on school closures

19th March 2020

The Association of School and College Leaders and the National Education Union have commented on the announcement that schools in England will close from Friday Responding to the education secretary’s announcement about the coronavirus emergency, [read more]

School leaders say Ofsted requires improvement

16th March 2020

Three-quarters of school and college leaders believe Ofsted’s new approach to inspections is an improvement on previous frameworks, according to an ASCL survey However, dissatisfaction with inspections remains high in general with 89% of respondents [read more]

School leaders call for GCSE reforms

13th March 2020

Eighty six per cent of school and college leaders have called for GCSEs to be reformed or scrapped in a survey carried out by ASCL The survey of 799 school and college leaders in England [read more]

Welsh GCSE’s could be sat online in future

26th February 2020

As reported by BBC news, regulatory body Qualifications Wales is consulting on the exams’ future, which could include a major shift towards 16-year-olds sitting tests online New chairman David Jones believes we could see ‘significantly [read more]

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