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Class size – the Conservative legacy

The Conservative Party are constantly claiming to have improved schools, but without reliable evidence. They claim that more pupils are being educated in ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ schools. The Ofsted data is suspect, since the criteria have been changed so much. … Continue reading

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Labour’s manifesto for education

a comment by Terry Wrigley Teachers’ votes on Thursday will be influenced by various factors. Many will vote on social justice principles to remove the most vicious features of Austerity politics. In the absence of proportional representation, many people (in England … Continue reading

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PISA’s class size myth

More PISA myths about top-performing school systems (part 3) Analysis by Pat Thomson and Terry Wrigley  Andreas Schleicher, OECD’s director of education and skills (the man in charge of PISA), recently circulated these comments to news websites. His title was … Continue reading

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