In the fourth of a new series of pieces by guest authors, Professor Colin Richards, Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Cumbria, argues that the Government’s proposals on primary accountability are flawed and dangerous.
Guest articles reflect the views of the author and do not necessarily reflect NUT policy.
This document provides the NUT’s response to DfE proposals on alterations to the arrangements for the submission of teacher assessment data and to the extension of statutory requirements relating to this to academies.
This document provides information and advice on the introduction of new Key Stage 2 Sample Tests in science from 2010, following the discontinuation of the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum science tests.
Teachers will be aware of the Government's scheme 'Assessing Pupil Progress'. Many have expressed concerns about the potential excessive workload arising from APP.The NUT has acted quickly to prevent APP becoming unmanageable.
The purpose of this briefing document is to provide updated information and guidance about the forthcoming cycle of setting and agreeing school targets for 2010 onwards. In addition, the briefing document provides information and advice about targets formulated using data from the Fischer Family Trust.