‘We need more time for teaching – not more tests’
This section of the Manifesto points to the educational damage caused by a system of control based on test data and inspections.
General discussion of the English accountability regime
English teachers wrestling with educational policy shifts – Dr Linda Hammersley-Fletcher (Manchester Metropolitan University)
The NUT’s Edufacts series provides valuable introductions to:
See also our Baseline Tests collection
School self-evaluation, inspection and Ofsted please click here
Also of interest:
The Reformer knows best– (edited article by Professor Ivor Goodson, University of Brighton)
Former Chief Inspector says ‘Trust the teachers’ – (speech by Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor, Reading University)
For a democratised local school system – Professor Richard Hatcher (Birmingham City University) and Professor Ken Jones (Goldsmiths College, University of London).