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.

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.