This week Ofqual announced it will look at whether greater use of technology in assessment and qualifications could deliver benefits for students and apprentices in the long term. Ofqual has said it will undertake research into a number of areas …
Key Stage Two Tests
This month most pupils in year six will take the key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum tests – commonly known as SATs.
The Prime Minister has announced a generous three-year funding settlement for schools. Our job now is to support every school in the country to deliver the quality of education for children of all backgrounds, so that they’re given the grounding they need to make the most of their lives.
Today’s blog looks at Action for Children’s report ‘Choose Childhood’, examining the quality of childhood experiences in today’s society. We also look at the interim stats on this year’s Key Stage SATS and the value of high-level apprenticeships.
Numbers play a big part in our lives from shopping, managing your money, and even cooking. The government fully funds maths courses up to GCSE to enable people to get the maths skills they need. But it’s never too later to improve your skills.
In response to calls for SATs to be discontinued, the Education Secretary Damian Hinds wrote an op-ed for the Sunday Telegraph on 21 April, setting out the importance of primary school assessments to ensure that children are developing and progressing in education.
The Key Stage 2 tests help to ensure primary schools are teaching children the fundamentals of reading, writing and maths, and help reassure parents that schools are laying the foundations for their children to succeed at secondary school and beyond.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at unconditional offers from universities, the National Apprenticeship Awards and a story on SATs exams.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Key Stage 2 SATs results, the Public Accounts Committee report on academy conversion and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children’s report on early years services. KS2 SATs On Tuesday, 10 …
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the National Education Union’s survey on Key Stage 2 SATs tests and comments around IGCSEs.