High Equity

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Accountability and Inclusion; Like Oil and Water?

If the English Education System is to move forward it has to address a long tail of underachievement.  This underachievement can be greater for certain groups of pupils; disadvantaged, particularly white working class, looked after children and those with special educational needs.  The move towards greater equity, in terms of educational outcomes, is likely to be achieved as we become more inclusive as a system. Continue reading


Creating a System Focused on the Disadvantaged #SocialJustice

It’s hasn’t been a great few weeks for social justice in my books though reading some DfE pronouncements and you would think the issue is all but sorted.  Continue reading

#SSATNC14 – The Learners: Thanks to Pasi, Charles, Sherry and David et al

This year’s SSAT National Conference took the theme of the Learner and Day 1 in particular was buzzing.  The following is a compilation of thoughts from Pasi Sahlberg, Charles Leadbeater, Sherry Coutu and David McQueen. Continue reading

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