April 2019

‘Leaders, we must be bold to save education.’ Blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
30 April 2019
TES

Education Committee Chair writes to Association of School and College Leaders General Secretary on knife crime and school exclusions
30 April 2019
FE News

ASCL comment on article looking at Wales’ new school curriculum 
30 April 2019
Wales Online
Sky News 

ASCL comment on article looking at a study which suggests more than half a million pupils have not drunk during school day to avoid using toilet
30 April 2019
The Independent

ASCL survey on the effects of linear exams on students' mental health quoted in an article covering Education Secretary Damian Hinds' views on linear GCSEs and A-levels and exam stress
28 April 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article looking at a council's dispute with an academy trust over £4 million unpaid bill
27 April 2019
Schools Week

ASCL's response to the consultation on Ofsted's new inspection framework quoted 
26 April 2019
TES

Interview with ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch on item about baseline reception tests
26 April 2019
BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (Item starts at 24.50)

ASCL comment on suggestions children could be banned from school if they have not been vaccinated
26 April 2019
Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton on BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (items starts at 39:40)
25 April 2019
Daily Telegraph

ASCL quoted in an article looking at how much money schools are getting for teacher pay rises
25 April 2019
TES

ASCL's report The True Cost of Education quoted in an article looking at school funding in Yorkshire ahead of House of Commons debate
24 April 2019
Yorkshire Post

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed about use of prescribed drugs as study aids among GCSE students
22 April 2019
BBC Radio 5 Live (Item beings at 16:00)

ASCL comment on EPI report on off-rolling 
18 April 2019
BBC News
The Guardian
TES

Further ASCL comment on education spending 
18 April 2019
Schools Week
Daily Telegraph
The Guardian

ASCL comment on whether protesting students should be punished by detentions
16 April 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on notice period change affecting teachers' pay over summer holidays
16 April 2019
Schools Week 

Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton on schools' use of isolation booths
16 April 2019
BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire Show (item begins at 36:05) 

ASCL comment on Labour's plans to scrap SATs tests

17 April 2019
Daily Mail
Education Executive

Interview with ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch
Sky News (begins at 08:36)

16 April 2019
The Guardian
TES
Schools Week
BBC News

ASCL quoted in an article looking at £300m unspent DfE funding clawed back by Treasury
12 April 2019
Schools Week

Feature on 'what happens when the money runs out' including comments by ASCL Funding Specialist Julia Harnden
12 April 2019
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ASCL quoted in an article looking at wealthier families being twice as likely to secure a school place on appeal
12 April 2019
Education Executive

ASCL qouted in an article claiming 'career civil servants could head academies system'
12 April 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article where heads reject MPs' claims of link between knife crime and exclusions
11 April 2019
TES

ASCL comments on articles looking at analysis of EPI report into school admissions system
11 April 2019
The Guardian
TES

ASCL quoted in articles following DfE pledge to fund increased pension costs
11 April 2019
SecEd

10 April 2019
FE Week
TES
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article covering school improvement warning at AET 
9 April 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in article looking at schools closing at lunchtime on Fridays

12 April 2019
Education Executive

11 April 2019
BBC News 
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ITV Wales
Interview with ASCL Cymru Director Tim Pratt
BBC Radio Wales (begins at 2:07:20)

9 April 2019
Wales Online

ASCL quoted in article covering the breakdown of talks between unions and Witham schools trust
9 April 2019
Maldon Standard & Braintree and Witham Times

ASCL quoted in an article looking at £40 million missing from education in Worcestershire since 2015 due to cuts
9 April 2019 
Dudley News 

ASCL quoted in an article looking at funding for A level languages 
8 April 2019
Study International News

ASCL joint guidance on The Baker Clause mentioned in article with Anne Milton
5 April 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article on T levels following DfE consultation on whether to replace BTECs 
5 April 2019
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Articles featuring ASCL response to ongoing crisis with education funding
5 April 2019
Education Executive
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Articles on ASCL's response to the consultation on Ofsted's new inspection framework

8 April 2019
Education Executive

5 April 2019
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Blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton 'Ofsted changes could be a stepping stone' 
5 April 2019
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5 April 2019
TES
BBC News

Blog by ASCL Curriculum and Inspection Specialist Stephen Rollett 'Putting Ofsted's new framework into practice'
5 April 2019
SecEd

ASCL comment on article looking at treatment of Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller children at school
5 April 2019
BBC News 
Interview with ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch
BBC Radio Oxford (item begins at 2:35:45)

ASCL comment on survey which found fewer think one in three headteachers think GCSEs prepare students for work
5 April 2019
The Independent

ASCL response to Wales' Education Minister's comments on funding and austerity
5 April 2019
Wales Online

ASCL comment on exclusions
4 April 2019
Lancashire Post

ASCL comment on articles looking at controversial comments by Lord Agnew on cost-cutting advice, and funding levels
4 April 2019
Daily Mail
3 April 2019
Schools Week 

ASCL Curriculum and Inspection Specialist Stephen Rollett's blog 'Putting Ofsted's new framework into practice'
3 April 2019
SecEd

ASCL Parliamentary and Inclusion Specialist Anna Cole interviewed about the introduction of RSE
3 April 2019
BBC North West (item begins at 8:00)

ASCL comment on articles looking at the impact of funding cuts

3 April 2019
Eastern Daily Press

2 April 2019
NW Evening Mail
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ASCL comment on knife crime prevention plans

8 April 2019
TES

3 April 2019
The Daily Telegraph

2 April 2019
Education Executive

1 April 2019
TES
The Guardian

ASCL quoted in an article looking at Ofsted's new inspection framework
1 April 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article looking at teachers' striking in Sheffield against job losses and sixth form closure
1 April 2019
World Socialist Website

ASCL quoted in an article where a headteacher says students should be able to use google in exams
1 April 2019
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ASCL quoted in an article looking at secondary tables which indicate poor pupils will be behind for next 70 years
1 April 2019
Millbank Monitor

ASCL interviewed on school exclusions 
1 April 2019
BBC News Wales
BBC Radio Wales (item starts at 1:08:10)