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Help us to investigate independent alternative provision

This is a joint blogpost from Education Datalab and The Difference. The Difference is a new training programme, creating the next generation of school leaders, upskilled in supporting pupil mental health and reducing exclusion from school. Leaders spend two years teaching in alternative provision while studying a specialist leadership course, focusing on mental health, safeguarding [...]

By |2018-09-27T17:22:13+00:0014th March 2018|School accountability, Structures|

Can we compare the A-Level performance of independent schools and state schools?

Last week the TES ran a story based on some research by Tom Richmond [PDF] comparing the A-Level value added scores of independent schools and state schools. In the story, the average value added score for the 10 highest attaining independent schools was given as 0.19, and for the 10 highest attaining non-selective state schools 0.26. [...]

By |2018-09-27T17:35:55+00:0014th August 2017|Post-16 provision, School accountability|