February 2020

ASCL comment in article on HMCI criticism of Agnew advisers on school cuts
28 February 2020
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article on Ofsted survey revealing 1 in 4 parents with SEND children unhappy with school support
28 February 2020
Schools Week

ASCL mentioned in article on a headteacher's 'sudden exit' from school
27 February 2020
Education Uncovered

ASCL comment in articles on making school admissions fairer
27 February 2020
The Independent
TES
The Times

ASCL comment in articles on coronavirus
28 February 2020
BBC Radio Derby (starts at 44.00)
Bog by Geoff Barton: Coronavirus: To close or not to close schools?
TES
27 February 2020
Interview with ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton on BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (14.43)
Interview with ASCL Cymru Director Eithne Hughes
BBC Breakfast (item starts at 1.19.35)
Interview with ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
BBC Radio Suffolk (item starts at 25:29)
26 February 2020
BBC News
iNews

ASCL comment in article on plans to end exemptions for outstanding schools
24 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in article on increase in home-schooling
24 February
The Guardian

ASCL comment in article on plans to prioritise poorer children attending grammar schools
24 February
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on schools welcoming transparency over exam fees 
21 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in articles following comments by HMCI Amanda Spielman
26 February 2020
TES
Schools Week
'Schools have not, do not, and will not, ‘squander’ cash' - blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
21 February 2020
TES
19 February 2020
Schools Week
Daily Telegraph
TES
The Guardian
The Independent
The Times
TES

ASCL comment in article on why young people are struggling to find work after school
18 February 2020
Education Executive

ASCL quoted in article on declining PISA results should not be a reason to panic
17 February 2020
Royal Society of Chemistry

‘Levelling up’? Try tackling the causes of inequality' - blog by Natalie Perera of EPI, appearing at ASCL Annual Conference
17 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in article on police calls for London schools to sign charter to protect pupils from FGM
14 February 2020 
South West Londoner

ASCL comment in article on coronavirus
16 February 2020
The Observer

ASCL mentioned in an article on "four of the best" of Lord Agnew's past comments
14 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in article on funding awarded to grammar school to improve access and diversity
14 February 2020 
The Independent

ASCL comment in articles on Ofsted extending one year's grace on curriculum
13 February 2020
Schools Week
TES
'10 ways to make our accountability regime less bizarre' - blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
TES

Live discussion with ASCL Director of Public Affairs on booster sessions for children taking KS1 tests
13 February 2020 
BBC Radio 5 Live (starts at 39.36)

ASCL comment in article on schools offering vegetarian-only lunches
13 February 2020
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on #Pause Ofsted campaign
16 February 2020
(ASCL mentioned in article by Jonathan Simons) TES
11 February 2020
Schools Week

'Why superficial compliance with research is dangerous.' - blog by Prof Becky Francis, appearing at ASCL Annual Conference 2020
10 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in articles on school funding and rising costs
11 February 2020 
Education Executive
7 February 2020
TES
Schools Week
5 February 2020
SecEd

ASCL comment in article on pupil restraint in schools
11 February 2020
The Independent

Blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton 'Is it time to abandon the anachronistic school blazer?'
7 February 2020
TES

Blog by ASCL Post-16 and Colleges Specialist Kevin Gilmartin 'Swap English GCSE with a new passport qualification’
7 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in article on schools trialling body cameras
7 February 2020 
The Guardian

ASCL comment in articles on schools promoting vocational courses
7 February 2020
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on funding school activities
7 February 2020 
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article on fines for school absences
7 February 2020
The Argus

ASCL comment in articles following publication of GCSE results tables
7 February 2020
TES
Bradford Telegraph & Argus
Schools Week
The Guardian
Financial Times
Daily Mail

ASCL comment in articles on teacher autonomy and retention and recruitment
7 February 2020
TES
5 February 2020
SecEd

ASCL comment in articles on applications to British universities by overseas' students post-Brexit
6 February 2020 
The Independent
Daily Mirror

ASCL comment in article on access to disadvantaged students to university
13 February 2020
The Independent
6 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in article on PISA results
6 February 2020
Royal Society of Chemistry

Blog by ASCL Curriculum and Inspection Specialist Stephen Rollett 'How to make a complaint over an Ofsted inspection'
5 February 2020 
SecEd

ASCL comment in article on low prior attainment
5 February 2020
SecEd

ASCL comment in article on autism and ADHD not detected as exclusions rise
5 February 2020
BBC News

ASCL comment in articles on ongoing pay dispute in Isle of Man
5 February 2020
BBC News
Manx Radio
3FM
4 February 2020
Isle of Man Today
Energy FM
1 February 2020
Isle of Man Today

ASCL comment in article on number of Welsh students highlighted as extremist risks 
5 February 2020
Wales Online

ASCL mentioned in article profiling Dr Kate Chhatwal
4 February 2020
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article on Year 7 transition
3 February 2020
TES

ASCL comment in article on children's mental health services
3 February 2020 
Education Executive

ASCL comment in article on climate-conscious children's actions to make their schools more eco-friendly
1 February 2020
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on Ofsted inspectors recording visits with body cameras
1 February 2020
The Independent