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When Accountability Measures Eat Themselves: League Tables & Measuring Performance for a Range of Abilities

 The 2011 School League Tables to be published at the end of January include a measure showing the performance of students across a range of abilities. The new measure should iron out quirks in the previously favoured measure of the % of students gaining five A*-Cs at GCSE. Under the 5A*-C score a school where …

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What on Earth Should Pay Be Based on if Not Performance?

I was asked this morning what I thought of the news that New York City has dropped performance related pay having found it to be ineffective. So what do I think of performance related pay? Well to be honest I can’t quite see how one could be against it – what on earth should pay be based …

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