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League table reform: New accountability arrangements in English schools

In this presentation, LKMco Director Loic Menzies summarises the key changes to school league tables. The presentation was prepared for Teach First’s Policy First network and draws heavily on a recent Schools Week colour supplement by the LKMco team – we recommend reading the full supplement for all the details. Inevitably, the nature of accountability and …

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What Happened? Round-up of EBacc-EBC-8-Best Announcements

In a short Parliamentary announcement today rather a lot was said. As the smoke clears I’m sure more will come to light and in time proper comment will be provided. But until then: What happened?! EBCs EBCs were proposed as a GCSE-replacement for the EBacc subjects. Gove had said they would be ‘more rigorous’, not involve coursework, …

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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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