ASCL in the news

ASCL’s views on education news, as reported in the media.

 

ASCL Deputy General Secretary Malcolm Trobe interviewed on numerous BBC local radio stations on school lockdown procedures
19 July 2017
BBC Radio Northampton (2:26:55)
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (2:18:30)

ASCL quoted in an article 'Struggling schools do not need help from grammars, independents or universtiies, study finds'
19 July 2017
TES

ASCL quoted in an article 'School budgets will stay low, despite the government's pledge to inject £1.3 billion into education'
18 July 2017
Channel 4 News

ASCL quoted in an article ' How schools can develop a strong curriculum'
18 July 2017
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article 'Performance-related pay costs too much for excellent schools, says CEO'
18 July 2017
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article 'Children do better if their family attends parents' evenings'
18 July 2017
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article 'School budget increase 'does not go far enough'
17 July 2017

Public Finance

ASCL quoted in an article 'Justine Greening raids free schools budget for £1.3bn education bailout'
17 July 2017
The Guardian

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton writes 'This £1.3bn may be a short-term fix, but we need to know where it has come from'
17 July 2017
TES

ASCL quoted in an article 'Justine Greening raids existing budgets to give schools £1.3bn boost'
17 July 2017
iNews

ASCL quoted in an article '£1.3bn extra funding is 'just a sticking plaster', MPs warn'
17 July 2017
Schools Week

Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton over police call for schools not to necessarily exclude pupils caught with knives
17 July 2017
BBC Radio Suffolk (1:10:50)

ASCL quoted in an article 'DfE confirms £267m underspecnd of 16-19 budget in last two years'
17 July 2017
FE Week

Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton on research into number of BME teachers
13 July 2017
BBC Radio Leicester (2:16:54)

ASCL quoted in an article 'Schools will be bust in two years as budgets at breaking-point'
12 July 2017
Western Mail (no online version)

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed on national radio on the number of children investigated for sexting
11 July 2017
BBC Radio 4 Today (1:18:40)
BBC Radio 5 Live (1:08:15)

ASCL quoted widely in national media on the announcement of the pay cap in teachers' pay 
11 July 2017
BBC News Online
Public Finance
Employee Benefits

Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton on LBC Radio by Nick Ferrari
11 July 2017

ASCL quoted in an article 'DfE plans to reduce teacher workload ignored by 80 per cent of schools'
11 July 2017
TES

ASCL quoted in an article 'More than a third of physics teachers teaching without a degree'
7 July 2017
The Independent

ASCL quoted in an article 'More teachers giving lessons despite no degree in the subject'
7 July 2017
Metro
Carlisle News and Star

ASCL quoted in an article 'Ofsted school inspections stuck ‘in the dark ages’
7 July 2017
TES

ASCL quoted in an article 'Charity wants to bin exams at 16 for five-year ‘phase’
6 July 2017
Schools Week

ASCL member survey quoted in article 'Watch Angela Rayner sum up Theresa May’s new government with a brilliant one-liner'
5 July 2017
The Canary

ASCL quoted in an article 'Sharp rise in secondary school rolls as teacher numbers fall'
5 July 2017
Sec Ed

ASCL quoted in an article 'Sats: 40% of pupils fail to meet target despite rise in attainment'
4 July 2017
The Guardian

ASCL quoted in an article 'Four in ten pupils fail to meet the expected standard in reading, writing, and maths tests at the end of primary school'
4 July 2017
Daily Mail

ASCL quoted in an article 'Key Stage 2 SATs results: 61% achieve ‘expected standard’
4 July 2017
Schools Week

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed about school funding
4 July 2017
BBC Three Counties Radio (2:05:25)

ASCL quoted in an article 'Colleges claim ‘£200m underspend’ in sixth-form budget'
3 July 2017
TES

ASCL quoted in an article ‘Government under-spends sixth-form budget by £200m’
3 July 2017
BBC News Online