By Kelvin Smythe – The plot and main characters In Australia, in 2008, NAPLAN (National Assessment Programme – Literacy and Numeracy) began in Australian schools. Every year, all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 are assessed on the …

The way to help Australian children is to empower schools and classroom teachers, not self-serving academics and bureaucrats Read more »

Hundreds of headteachers stepped into the row over GCSE grades yesterday demanding a ‘total re-mark’ of all English papers taken by their students this year. The move comes amid growing optimism within the teaching profession that thousands of pupils will, …

GCSE results 2012: Headteachers demand complete re-mark as schools prepare evidence against unfair grade boundaries Read more »