24 May 2013

Policy and practice round-up May 2013

This week we bring you a bumper crop of information on a new research project from the AHRC, a Museums Associations paper on people’s perceptions of museums, changes to Initial Teacher Training Criteria, a consultation on the DCMS definition on culture, a school’s toolkit from the Education Endowment Fund, the launch of What Next? and the announcement of 102 new Free Schools.

24 May 2013

Consulting with the Department of Education

Over the last two months there has been a string of consultations from the Department of Education. It has asked for views on their plans for the National Curriculum, for views on School Accountability measures (notably on the ever-present EBacc and their new ‘8 Best’ system) and it’s consulted on plans for vocational qualifications.