ASCL in the News

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

Comment in articles on Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign
17 October
The Guardian
Huff Post
16 October
The Independent

'Why isn't the government listening to teachers?' - blog by Geoff Barton
16 October
TES

'Busting the myths about remote learning' - blog by Tom Middlehurst
16 October
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article on effect of lockdown on poorer schools
15 October
TES 

Comment in articles on report in school funding in Wales

15 OCtober
BBC Wales
Wales Online 

Comment in articles on attendance figures and school disruption due to Covid
13 October
BBC News
The Independent
TES

Comment in articles following government announcement on exams, 2021
13 October 
iNews
12 October
BBC News
Daily Telegraph
iNews
TES
BBC Radio 4 Six O'Clock News (at 14:00)

'Have lessons not been learned from the exams fiasco?' - blog by Geoff Barton
10 October
TES 

Articles on ongoing concerns over exams in 2021
10 October
The Guardian
9 October
Wales Online
Schools Week

Article on IT in Wales during lockdown
9 October
BBC News

Article on delay in providing free school meals 'failed poorer pupils'
9 October
TES

Covid-19 and schools: taking stock of the challenges ahead - blog by Geoff Barton
9 October 
SecEd

BBC Breakfast
8 October 2020



Articles on number of schools not fully open
7 October
Daily Telegraph
6 October
BBC News 
TES

Articles and comment on joint union exam proposals for 2021
6 October
Financial Times
Interview with Director of Pollicy Julie McCulloch
‚ÄčBBC Newsnight (from 32:30)
5 October
Daily Telegraph (07:28)
Evening Standard
BBC Radio 4 Today programme (interview at 44:43)
TES
The Independent

Article on headteachers worn down dealing with 'non-stop Covid crisis'
3 October
The Guardian 

Please, stop this squalid game of blaming teachers - blog by Geoff Barton
2 October 
TES

Article on summer 2021 exams 
2 October 
BBC News

Comment in articles on scrapping of Ofsted outstanding exemption
1 October
TES
iNews