October 2020

Comment in articles on Ofsted visits resuming in January 2021
30 October 
TES

Comment in articles on exams 2021
30 October
'We deserve clarity about GCSEs and A levels - now' blog by Geoff Barton
TES
29 October
Interview with Geoff Barton on applications to schools in covid-era and recommendations to scrap GCSEs in Wales
BBC Breakfast (2:17:35)
BBC News

Comment in articles on falling attendance in secondary schools
28 October
Education Executive
27 October
ITV News
Financial Times
Daily Mail

Comment in articles on government's refusal to extend free school meals
26 October
The Guardian
TES
iNews

Comment on cut in government allocation of laptops for self-isolating children
25 October
The Independent
24 October
Daily Telegraph

'We're all weary from weariness ... but there is hope' - blog by Geoff Barton
23 October
TES

Comment in articles on self-isolating pupils and attendance figures
21 October
Interview with Julie McCulloch
Talk Radio (08:20)
20 October
The Guardian
Financial Times
BBC News
Schools Week
Daily Mail

Comment in article on firebreak in Wales
19 October
BBC News

Comment in articles on Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign
20 October
ITV News
Metro
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