ASCL in the news

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

Over £100,000 Salford parent school fines not going back into schools
15 November 2018
Salford Star

Social media and school communication, blog by ASCL Online Editor Sally Jack
14 November 2018
SecEd

Nearly three in ten teachers deliver relationships and sex education classes with no training
14 November 2018
FE News

ASCL Immediate Past President Carl Ward on panel in live debate on arts education in schools
14 November 2018
BBC Radio 4 Front Row

Thousands of schools to miss out on improvement funding
14 November 2018
TES

Schools told to cut down data collection burden for teachers
14 November 2018
SecEd

ASCL President Richard Sheriff interviewed on the subject of bullying in schools 
13 November 2018
Talk Radio (click on 1400-1430, starts approx 22.20)

Three in ten teachers deliver RSE with no training
13 November 2018
TES

Report on the use of isolation booths in schools, featuring interview with ASCL President Richard Sheriff
12 November 2018
BBC News at 6 (no clip available)
BBC national radio news bulletins, including BBC Radio 2 at 5pm (item starts at 02.53)

Headteachers blame funding cuts as fewer children say schools deal with bullying effectively
12 November 2018
The Independent

‘Hundreds of pupils spend week in school isolation booths’
12 November 2018
BBC News

Teachers want schools held to account for off-rolled pupils
11 November 2018
TES

What parents think about banning smartphones in schools
11 November 2018
Leicester Mercury

Society needs to decide the kind of education service it is prepared to pay for, writes ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
9 November 2018
TES

School exchanges for the 21st century
9 November 2018
TES

Under-fire Ofsted plans research to assess impact of school funding cuts
9 November 2018
Schools Week

‘Teachers work almost a full day more in hours per week than public estimates.’
8 November 2018
The Guide, Liverpool

Britain’s teachers work one of longest weeks in world
8 November 2018
Yorkshire Post

British teachers work harder than peers in most other countries, study finds
8 November 2018
The Independent

‘Teachers work almost a full day more in hours per week than public estimates.’
8 November 2018
Daily Mail and 88 local newspapers

State school funding is suffering. We must face this candidly if we are to improve Cambridge admissions
7 November 2018
Varsity

5 reasons the school funding crisis will continue
6 November 2018
TES

Schools need austerity to end, not little extras. Blog by shadow schools minister Mike Kane
6 November 2018
TES

Region’s schools face potential strike action as teachers hit out at lack of cash in Chancellor’s Budget
6 November 2018
The Portsmouth News

Teachers consider industrial action after one-off bonus in Budget for ‘little extras’
5 November 2018
The Independent

Ray Fearon: “It would be very difficult to make it now – kids don’t have the opportunities I did”
5 November 2018
South West Londoner

40% more MFL teacher trainees needed for 2020
5 November 2018
TES

Unions make ‘unprecedented’ move over school spending, as new figures show funding down £1.7bn
5 November 2018
Schools Week

Strikes could follow unions’ survey on funding crisis
5 November 2018
TES

‘Audit culture’ causing staff burnout in schools, report finds
5 November 2018
The Guardian

DfE to reduce data collection, and 6 more responses on workload
5 November 2018
Schools Week

Three education unions respond to Budget announcement
5 November 2018
Education Executive

Need to know: What are the unions doing about funding?
5 November 2018
TES

‘Audit culture’ causing staff burnout in schools, report finds
5 November 2018
Yahoo News

Halfon: Give schools their own NHS-style 10 year plan
4 November 2018
Schools Week

The problem with Hammond’s ‘little extras’ budget pledge
3 November 2018
Schools Week

Five quick fixes to help teacher retention, writes ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
2 November 2018
TES

Retention of teachers becomes urgent as pupil numbers soar
2 November 2018
Personnel Today

‘GoCompare’ style app will level playing field for poorer students, minister says
2 November 2018
The Independent