ASCL in the News

October 2019

ASCL quote in article on two former education secretaries leaving Parliament at next election
31 October 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment in articles on drop-out rate of students with unconditional offers 
Wednesday 30 October
Daily Telegraph
TES
Brighton Argus

ASCL comment in article on UTCs
30 October 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on school photo-retouching service
29 October 2019
TES

ASCL comment in article on results of a study which show more than half of ‘underperforming, schools would improve if pupil backgrounds were considered
29 October 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment in articles on career advice and pupils' prospects once they leave school
29 October 2019
Dorset Echo
Mix96
28 October 2019
The Independent
27 October 2019
KLFM
26 October 2019
Spire FM

ASCL comment in article on school funding
28 October 2019
The Guardian
27 October 2019
Teeside Gazette

ASCL comment in articles on regional breakdown of A level grades
30 October 2019
Halifax Courier
29 October 2019
Swindon Advertiser
28 October 2019
Wessex FM
26 October 2019
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Wolverhampton Express and Star
25 October 2019
St Helens Reporter

ASCL comment in articles on MPs' report on knife crime
28 October 2019
Bournemouth Echo
25 October 2019
The Independent 
The Guardian
Schools Week
TES

ASCL Cymru comment in articles on education funding in Wales
25 October 2019
Wales Online
BBC News Wales

ASCL quoted in articles on education funding
25 October 2019
TES
24 October 2019
The Portsmouth News
The Portsmouth News

ASCL quoted in articles following publication of DfE figures on school leavers in stable work or education 
24 October 2019
Reading Chronicle
Halifax Chronicle
23 October 2019 
Bracknell News

ASCL comment in articles following publication of Education Select Committee report on SEND
24 October 2019
Education Executive
23 October 2019
TES
TES
Schools Week
Daily Mail

ASCL quoted in an article where some schools ‘won’t get enough funds for teacher pay’
22 October 2019
TES

Headteacher Evelyn Forde and ASCL President Rachael Warwick featured in an article on Equality in schools: ‘What makes people think a black woman can’t be a headteacher?’ on Equality in schools: ‘What makes people think a black woman can’t be a headteacher?’
22 October 2019
The Guardian

ASCL comment in article which states schools lose £2.8m under English and maths retakes rule
22 October 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article which states just 1.5% of students with behavioural issues attain GCSE passes
20 October 2019
Parliamentary Review

ASCL comment in article on headteacher receiving death threats following claims he pushed ‘anti-Brexit’ agenda
18 October 2019
Schools Week

ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton interviewed by Julia Hartley-Brewer about school performance tables
18 October 2019
Talk Radio (09:28)

ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton interviewed about the Extinction Rebellion protest
18 October 2019
BBC Radio Scotland (09:40)

ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton interviewed about reports of a school removing toilet doors because of bad behaviour
18 October 2019
BBC Radio Wiltshire (starts 1:13:50)

ASCL comment in article on rise in assaults in schools
18 October 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment in articles on Troops to Teachers scheme
18 October 2019
Schools Week
iNews

ASCL comment in article of lessons learned in education on #MeToo movement
18 October 2019
Education Executive

ASCL comment in articles on number of students not achiving 'passes' in GCSE maths and English
17 October 2019
Blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton - What are we trying to achieve with our exam system?
TES 
iNews
TES
The Sun
The Guardian
The Telegraph
Birmingham Live
Wolverhampton Express and Star

ASCL comment on articles on school funding allocations
19 October 2019
Bridport News
The Bolton News
18 October 2019
Bournemouth Echo
17 October 2019
Education Executive
16 October 2019
Swindon Advertiser

ASCL comment on study which finds one in eight schools do not have a library and poorer children are likely to miss out
17 October 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on police reports of pupils taking weapons to schools
16 October 2019
Interview with ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
BBC Look North (starts at 01:54)
The Telegraph
BBC News
The Sun
The Times
The Independent
Sky News
ITV News
Pirate FM News
The Northern Echo

ASCL comment in article on study showing exercise during lessons boosts test scores
16 October 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on camera phones at teacher private events
15 October 2019 
TES

ASCL comment on home education and unexplained pupil exits
15 October 2019
The Week
The Guardian
BBC News
ITV News
14 October 2019
Education Executive
11 October 2019
The Times
The Guardian
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on lessons learned from the #MeToo movement
15 October 2019
The Guardian

ASCL response to comments by Emma Hardy MP on the cost of school uniform and ‘dress-up’ days 
14 October 2019
Politics Home

ASCL Cymru comment on article on school funding in Wales
13 October 2019
 Wales Online

ASCL comment on DfE's announcement on extra school funding 
16 October 2019
The Herald
Reading Chronicle
14 October 2019
TES
The Times
The  Morning Star
11 October 2019
TES
ITV News
The London Economic
Nursery World
Plymouth Live
Bucks Free Press
TES
TES
East Anglian Daily Times
Wolverhampton Express and Star
The Guardian
The Independent

ASCL comment on Ofsted announcements
11 October 2019
Blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton 'I’m holding my nerve in my support for the new Ofsted
TES
10 October 2019
Schools Week
Schools Week 

ASCL comment in article on schools paying finder’s fees to agencies to recruit teachers
9 October 2019
iNews

ASCL Curriculum and Inspection Specialist Stephen Rollett writes on curriculum development
9 October 2019
SecEd

ASCL General Secretary writes on The Forgotten Third
9 October 2019
SecEd

ASCL comment in an article on investing in CPD
9 October 2019
Education Executive

ASCL comment in article on Ofqual threats to name and shame exam boards
8 October 2019
TES 

ASCL comment in articles on parents being asked to fund 'wellbeing'
7 October 2019
Daily Mail
Daily Mirror
The Sun
4 October 2019
TES

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton 'Teaching changed my life for the better in so many ways' 
4 October 2019
TES

ASCL comment on teacher workload issues
4 October 2019
Education Executive

ASCL comment in article following claims teachers spend ’44 days a year’ assessing pupils
3 October 2019
TES

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed about DfE plans to scrap the inspection exemption for outstanding schools
2 October 2019
BBC Radio Surrey (starts 01.51.55)

Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton about his visit to the Isle of Man over pay dispute
2 October 2019
Manx Radio 

Video of School Cuts press conference on cuts still faced by schools
2 October 2019
TES 

ASCL comment in article looking at ways to tackle disadvantage facing summer-born children
2 October 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment in article looking at GCSE statistics error
1 October 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on new analysis revealing four in five schools worse off under government spending plans
1 October 2019
Education Executive
Left Foot Forward
Rights Info
English Forward