ASCL in the News

November 2019

ASCL comment on Conservative pledge to boost Ofsted's powers to inspect schools
29 November 2019
'Why the Conservatives are playing politics with Ofsted' Blog by Geoff Barton
TES
BBC News
The Guardian
Mancunian Matters
The Guardian
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on Labour's plan to replace Ofsted
29 November 2019
FE News

ASCL comment in article on threat of strike action
29 November 2019
Isle of Man Today

ASCL comment in articles on how falling birth rates affect primaries
29 November 2019
TES
TES

ASCL comment in articles on university admissions following publication of UCAS figures
28 November 2019
The Guardian
BBC News
TES
Schools Week
The Dundee Messenger

ASCL comment in articles on Ofsted and collection of data
27 November 2019
Schools Week
26 November 2019
The Independent
Schools Week

ASCL comment in articles on missed teacher training targets
29 November 2019
The Yorkshire Post
Daily Mail
Civil Service World
28 November 2019
iNews
The Independent
The London Economic

Article by ASCL Primary Specialist Tiffnie Harris on teacher workload
25 November 2019
Teach Primary

ASCL comment in articles on Conservative Party Manifesto
26 November 2019
Education Executive
25 November 2019
Schools Week
24 November 2019
ITV News
TES

ASCL comment on articles on GCSEs
24 November 2019
The Telegraph
22 November 2019
'It may be time to ditch GCSEs and dust down Tomlinon' - blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
TES
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article on one in five GCSE and A-level pupils granted extra time for exams
22 November 2019
The Guardian

ASCL comment in articles on Labour manifesto plans for education
26 November 2019
Education Executive
22 November 2019
Children and Young People Now
21 November 2019
Express & Star 
FE News
TES News
15 November 2019
'Labour deserves credit on lifelong learning' - blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
TES

ASCL comment in articles on parties' pledges on education
26 November 2019
The Times
21 November 2019
TES News
20 November 2019
Oxford Mail
18 November 2019
On the Wight

ASCL comment on articles covering Lib Dem education pledges
20 November 2019
TES
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article on lower GCSE grades achieved by children who rarely eat breakfast
 20 November 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on GCSEs
20 November 2019
The Times

ASCL comment in article on parents' attitudes to A level subjects  
19 November 2019
Daily Telegraph

ASCL comment in article on increase in numbers in oversized school classes 
18 November 2019
East Anglian Daily Times

ASCL comment in article on reduction in teachers banned for life
16 November 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment in articles on teacher pay and performance-related pay
18 November 2019
TES
Yorkshire Post
15 November 2019
TES

ASCL comment in articles on rise in class sizes
14 November 2019
The Guardian
Schools Week 

ASCL comment in article on call for reform of pupil exclusions 
11 November 2019
The Guardian

ASCL comment in articles on Labour pledges on adult learning
11 November 2019
FE Week
The Guardian
Evening Standard
ITV News

ASCL comment in article on action required to stem headteacher burnout
10 November 2019  
TES

ASCL comment on EPI further education report
8 November 2019
Education Executive

ASCL comment in article on county lines meeting for parents
8 November 2019
East Anglian Daily Times

ASCL comment on lack of sponsors for 'failing academies'
8 November 2019
Schools Week

Blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton: 'Political impartiality shouldn’t silence our teachers'
8 November 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in articles following Education Secretary's call for polling stations not to be placed in schools
15 November 2019
Daily Mail
8 November 2019
Interview with ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch
Talk Radio (starts at 09:35)
7 November 2019
TES
ITV News
Daily Mail
The Independent
Evening Standard
BBC News

Articles featuring ASCL General Election 2019 Manifesto
7 November 2019
Daily Mail
News and Star
Education Executive
6 November 2019
Express and Star
TES
Interview with ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
BBC Radio 5 Live (from 2:26:08)

Article by ASCL Funding Specialist Julia Harnden 'Funding Pledge: What it means for your school'
6 November 2019
SecEd

ASCL comment in article on disruption to Nativity plays with schools used as polling stations 
6 November 2019
BBC News

ASCL comment in articles on Ofqual announcement that GCSE grade boundaries to be lowered in GCSE French and German
6 November 2019
SecEd
5 November 2019
The Guardian
BBC News
Schools Week
iNews
TES
The Times
Daily Telegraph

ASCL comment in articles on A level results and achieving places at UK's top universities
8 November 2019
St Helens Reporter
Lancashire Post
7 November 2019
Dorset Echo
Halifax Courier
Pocklington Post
Daily Echo
5 November 2019
Telegraph and Argus
Bucks Free Press
Wigan Today
Eastern Daily Press
Bracknell News

ASCL comment in article on Government statement on funding for schools and colleges going to 'high value' subjects such as science 
4 November 2019
iNews

ASCL comment in article on funding for school repairs being withheld
3 November 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment in articles on General Election disrupting Nativity plays and Christmas concerts
1 November 2019
Blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton 'In the dark days of this election, there is a light ...'
TES
Daily Mirror
The Independent
Isle of Wight County Press
ITV News
Cambridgeshire Live

ASCL comment in article on increased numbers of North Yorkshire pupils achieving top A-level grades
1 November 2019
Scarborough News

ASCL comment in article looking at numbers of young people not in work or education a year after leaving school
1 November 2019
Southern Daily Echo

ASCL comment in article on three-year GCSEs
1 November 2019
Schools Week