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Educational Excellence Everywhere and Special Needs

One of the biggest disappointments in yesterday’s White Paper was the continued marginalisation of special educational needs and disability (SEND) within the Government’s vision for “Educational Excellence Everywhere”. Here at LKMco we firmly believe that schools and youth organisations should do more to meet the needs of children and young people with SEND. After all, …

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If You’re Going to Demand Excellence, Do It Properly

 In the recent Department for Education discussion paper ‘Training our next generation of Outstanding Teachers’ the call was made for more rigorous testing of trainee teachers. Currently student teachers must pass the ‘QTS’ tests in English, Maths & ICT.  The tests can be sat as many times as desired within the 12 months of training …

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