I recently attended the Festival of Education at Wellington College and heard Amanda Spielman give a keynote.
I wrote this for The Driver Youth Trust.
Amanda Spielman, OFSTED’s new leader gave a rousing talk at the Festival of Education last week. She listed ways in which schools were gaming the system: allowing students with EAL to take a GCSE in their first language rather than French, putting learners through the computer driving course to bump up league tables and teaching exam content five years before year 11 GCSEs. What she said made sense; let’s think of the students more and…
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