Exploring the GCSE ICT drop

16th December 2019

This month’s Techno Geek – Gary Henderson, ANME member and director of IT at Millfield School – explores why ICT GCSEs have dropped significantly this year, and what comes next The number of students taking [read more]

Unions comment on Sutton Trust report

9th December 2019

The new GCSE system is widening the gap between rich and poor students, says report The new GCSE system in England is in danger of “further disadvantaging the disadvantaged”, a report by the Sutton Trust [read more]

ASCL comments on EPI further education report

8th November 2019

The Association of School and College Leaders have commented on A new report from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) which examines the life outcomes of students studying vocational qualifications The report found that around half [read more]

The future of school exams

8th November 2019

With education experts and politicians continually questioning whether school exams remain fit-for-purpose, what does the future hold for them? Whether or not school exams are fit-for-purpose for the modern pupil is a topic that continues [read more]

Unions weigh in on unexplained pupil exits

14th October 2019

Researchers from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) found one in 10 pupils who sat their GCSEs in 2017 experienced an “unexplained exit” at some point during their secondary school career Research into “off-rolling” from schools in England has found [read more]

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