Messages from teachers like ‘if you do not work hard, you will fail your GCSEs and you will not get into college’ are known as fear appeals.
There is a history of languages being graded harshly.
Grades in 2023 will be brought in line with those given in 2019.
The government is reversing pandemic “grade inflation” in England.
The proposed MBacc needs to avoid perpetuating the academic hierarchy it intends to address.
Positive messages and relaxation techniques can help.
The brain holds on to language knowledge for decades.
Different school subjects can be associated with different genders.
Children often aren’t aware of how much has been lost in recent generations.
Studying English literature at school is very different to reading for pleasure.
The idea that exams exist to help universities and employers pick candidates is deeply entrenched – and misguided.
New research shows that secondary pupils who take maths past 16 have higher levels of a chemical that boosts brain plasticity and learning in general. What other teaching can provide this?
The data shows that attainment gaps in English education at age 16 cannot be attributed to any single factor.
The UK government’s announcement on how students work will be graded is too little, too late.
Teachers and students have been left uncertain of what to expect.
Students must not be assessed on course material that they haven’t had the opportunity to learn.
Exams are the currency of the education marketplace.
Our research found that teacher assessments and exam scores match closely for maths, English and science.
The number of students achieving GCSEs in technical and creative subjects along with religious education has declined yet again.
New research is pinpointing how much genes influence the stability of educational achievement.