ASCL in the News

A selection of ASCL’s views on education news, as reported in the media

A level results 2020
13 August
'I have never seen such a car-crash set of results' - blog by Geoff Barton
TES
BBC News
Sky News
Financial Times
BBC Wales
Schools Week
The Guardian
The Independent
Daily Mail
The Student Room

Articles following government announcement of 'triple lock' for A level and GCSE results, and use of mock A level grades
12 August
Schools Week
BBC News
iNews
FE Week
TES
New York Times
Daily Mail 
Daily Telegraph
The Guardian 

Articles on transmission of Covid-19 in schools
11 August
Evening Standard
iNews
9 August
BBC News
The Guardian
Sky News

School reopening and response to Prime Minister article on 'moral duty' for children to go back to school
Articles

10 August 
iNews
Financial Times
9 August
LBC
BBC News

Interviews
10 August
BBC News Channel (10.06am)
9 August 
BBC weekend News (2.25)

Articles on school funding plans
7 August
BBC News
The Times
TES

Articles on exam grading
6 August
Daily Telegraph
TES

Articles on reopening schools
5 August
Daily Telegraph
Daily Mirror

Interviews  on reopening of schools
6 August
Talk Radio (approx 7.51am)
5 August
Sky News (approx 2.50pm)
3 August
Talk Radio (starts at 25.00) Geoff Barton
BBC Radio 5 Live (starts at 2.08.15) Director of Public Affairs Richard Bettsworth
2 August
LBC Radio (starts at 9.30) Geoff Barton

ASCL comment in articles on schools requesting additional funding to cover Covid-19 expenses
2 August
iNews

ASCL comment in articles on exam results, 2020
4 August
Interview with Goeff Barton
BBC Breakfast (starts at 2.17.10)
3 August
The Guardian
Financial Times
TES
2 August
Schools Week