Browsing Archive: July, 2012

Sutton Trust Report - International Comparisons

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Friday, July 6, 2012,
The Sutton Trust today publishes an interesting report comparing educational attainment in 34 OECD countries.  Not good news for British schools : our students rank 26th out of 34. See the full report at
 
http://www.suttontrust.com/news/news/england-ranks-26th-out-of-34-oecd-countries-for-highly-able/ 
 
EU Comments : so how can British schools better recognise and support able students?  Not at the expense of reducing attainments levels of other students, but just because ever student deserves ...
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Ofqual Consultations - have your say

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : Ofqual 
Ofqual are seeking feedback from the Education Community on
 
1.  Controlled Assessments 
They are looking at 
 
  • the effectiveness of controlled assessment in assessing subject-related skills;
  • any particular comments or concerns encountered regarding the impact of controlled assessments on student learning.      Closing date 12 July 2012.
2.  A'level Reforms
Have your say with new A'level reforms. Give your feedback via the OFQUAL web site, see 
 http://comment.ofqual.gov.uk/a-level-reform/   Closing ...
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Our New Workshops List for 2012/13 has been posted

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Monday, July 2, 2012,
See Our Services page for the new workshops for 2012/13.

 

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Browsing Archive: July, 2012

Sutton Trust Report - International Comparisons

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Friday, July 6, 2012,
The Sutton Trust today publishes an interesting report comparing educational attainment in 34 OECD countries.  Not good news for British schools : our students rank 26th out of 34. See the full report at
 
http://www.suttontrust.com/news/news/england-ranks-26th-out-of-34-oecd-countries-for-highly-able/ 
 
EU Comments : so how can British schools better recognise and support able students?  Not at the expense of reducing attainments levels of other students, but just because ever student deserves ...
Continue reading ...
 

Ofqual Consultations - have your say

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : Ofqual 
Ofqual are seeking feedback from the Education Community on
 
1.  Controlled Assessments 
They are looking at 
 
  • the effectiveness of controlled assessment in assessing subject-related skills;
  • any particular comments or concerns encountered regarding the impact of controlled assessments on student learning.      Closing date 12 July 2012.
2.  A'level Reforms
Have your say with new A'level reforms. Give your feedback via the OFQUAL web site, see 
 http://comment.ofqual.gov.uk/a-level-reform/   Closing ...
Continue reading ...
 

Our New Workshops List for 2012/13 has been posted

Posted by Audrey Curnock on Monday, July 2, 2012,
See Our Services page for the new workshops for 2012/13.

 

Continue reading ...