Too much analysis of the multi-academy trust performance measures over-simplifies things
A look at the removal of the European Computer Driving License from performance measures, and the effect on trusts’ results.
The government's gender pay gap data has revealed huge disparities in how much men and women are paid.
Multi-academy trust league tables 2017: What can we learn from the data? Including a lesson on why we shouldn’t take everything at face value
Along with Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 league tables, the Department for Education has this morning published multi-academy trust league tables – the second year it has published these in full. This analysis looks purely at the DfE’s Key Stage 4 MAT league tables, focusing on those trusts with more than five secondary [...]
This morning the government published multi-academy trust (MAT) league tables, building on an approach it trialled last year. At a headline level, two thirds of MATs had Progress 8 scores that were below average across the secondary schools which they run [PDF]. But what does the underlying data tell us? In this analysis we’re looking at [...]
This is the second in a series of posts on the education white paper. The other parts can be found here. It’s well-known that a greater share of secondary schools have become academies to date than have primaries. Coupled with the fact that there are lots more primary schools, this means that the bulk of [...]
This is the first in a series of posts on the education white paper. The other parts can be found here. It has been just over a month since Educational Excellence Everywhere – the government’s education white paper – was published. In a document that covers topics ranging from teacher training to school funding, unsurprisingly the [...]