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Ednorth

Ednorth (14th February, 2020)

Ednorth is a programme that aims to inspire change in all classrooms across the North East by promoting an educational culture led by informed debate, research, collaboration and excellence.

It will provide teachers across the region with the tools and techniques to cut through the fog of government guidance,commercial ‘silver bullets’, and poor quality research that is currently driving the zero-sum game of educational improvements focused on exam results, condemning our schools to cycles of under-performance and wasted effort.

Ednorth is not about getting ahead of the game, but changing the game completely, and how to maintain that indefinitely beyond any group of school leaders.

 

Lord Agnew to leave Department for Education

Lord Agnew to leave Department for Education (14th February, 2020)

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System Lord Agnew is expected to leave the Department for Education according to reports from Schools Week.

Ofsted extends curriculum grace period for a year

Ofsted extends curriculum grace period for a year (14th February, 2020)

Schools will get an extra year to bring their curriculum into line with Ofsted’s new inspection framework, after the watchdog announced an extension to its transition period.

Most parents oppose Reception baseline test

Most parents oppose Reception baseline test (14th February, 2020)

Parents' views are in 'sharp contrast' to government policy, YouGov survey suggests