This is very quick thought about this post from @dataeducator yesterday. An excellent post highlighting a real issue. It included the following table and pointed out the possibilities for ‘gaming’ of outcomes in 2017. Read the post to understand how this can occur. Now there are always going to be issues in the transition period… Read More Additional thoughts about Progress 8
Many years ago my school build a new library/admin/sixth form block. It also had a fabulous new staff room. At the centre of the staffroom was a refectory type area for tea/coffee making etc. On the surface near the sink was one of those milk machines, that you put the box of milk in and… Read More The constant drip, drip drip….
Weight or measure to which others conform or by which the accuracy of others is judged. That’s what my (old) dictionary says about standards. Tomorrow thousands of students will open their GCSE results envelope and will thereafter be able to get on with their lives after the pause of the summer. Whatever the results bring… Read More A few words about standards