February 2019

ASCL comment on article about 'the worst funded high school in Wales'
28 February 2019
Western Mail

ASCL comment on article on three-quarters of rimary heads who say baseline is ‘unfair’
27 February 2019
TES

ASCL comment on invitation to schools invited to sign up for controversial baseline pilot
27 February 2019
TES

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed on numerous radio stations on the decline of MFL
27 February 2019

BBC Lancashire (1.11.20)
BBC Shropshire (1.24.20)
BBC Coventry and Warwickshire (1.42.14)
BBC Three Counties (1.55.15)
BBC Humberside (2.10.20)
BBC Lincolnshire (2.25.23)
BBC Suffolk (2.10.34)
BBC Sussex (12.50)

ASCL comment on article asking if school children should be allowed time off to strike
26 February 2019
The Guardian

ASCL comment on article on survey results which indicate more than half of university students experience unwanted sexual behaviour
26 February 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on moving of May Day holiday to mark anniversary of VE Day
25 February 2019
Kent Live
Chronicle Live
Wales Online
24 February 2019
Gloucestershire Live
22 February 2019
Grimsby Live
21 February 2019
Birmingham Live

ASCL comment on article schools in Wales losing more than 1,400 teachers
22 February 2019
Western Mail

ASCL comment on article following APPG report on social mobility
21 February 2019
TES

ASCL comment on joint union response to government's proposed pay cap 
20 February 2019
TES
Schools Week

ASCL comment on moving of May Day holiday to mark anniversary of VE Day
20 February 2019
The Times
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ASCL Cymru Director interviewed on funding pressures and shortening the school day
20 February 2019
BBC Radio Wales (item begins at 1:23:15)

ASCL Parliamentary and Inclusion Specialist Anna Cole interview on rise on reported sex assaults in schools
21 February 2019
East Anglian Daily Times

20 February 2019
BBC Inside Out (item begins at 10:18)

ASCL comment on boy returning to school following conviction for sexual assault
21 February 2019
Metro
Daily Mail
20 February 2019
BBC News

Interview with Chair of ASCL's Ethical Leadership Commission, Carolyn Roberts
19 February 2019
The Guardian

ASCL comment on academy trusts' income generation through fundraising 
17 February 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on Robert Halfon's call to replace GCSE and A levels with 'holistic baccalaureate
16 February 2019
FE Week

ASCL Cymru comment on suggestion to cut down school week and scrap school dinners

18 February 2910
Wales Online

15 February 2019
Wales Online

ASCL comment on DfE funding to 'struggling academies'
15 February 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on a quarter of Universiy of Warwick freshers from fee-paying schools
15 February 2019
Leamington Courier

ASCL comment on Conservative MP request to take down Schools Cuts website
15 February 2019
TES

ASCL Cymru open letter to First Minister on funding

15 February 2019
Education Executive

14 February 2019
Wales Online
12 February 2019
BBC2 Wales (item begins at 23:20)

Media coverage of comments on student protest over climate change

Blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
15 February 2019
TES
ASCL comment
15 February 2019

Interview on BBC News at One (item begins at 19:40)
Interview on BBC Radio 5 Live (item begins at 26:25)
Interview on BBC Radio Kent (item begins at 1:08:10)
Interview on ITV Anglia

TES
The Scotsman
Daily Mail

BBC News
The Independent
Wolverhampton Express and Star
Daily Mirror

14 February 2019
Interview with Immediate Past President Carl Ward on BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire Show (35:40)

BBC Radio Wales Good Morning Wales (item begins at 2:19:10) - interview with ASCL Cymru Director Tim Pratt

The Guardian

12 February 2019
The Times

ASCL comment on collegel leaders request to chancellor for a pay increase
14 February 2019
FE Week

ASCL comment on the DfE consultation into teachers' pension costs
11 February 2019
TES

ASCL guidance quoted in an article on strategic planning
11 February 2019
Education Executive

ASCL comment on report on how poor housing is harming pupils
11 February 2019
TES

ASCL comment on proposed climate change protests in schools
11 February 2019
The Independent
TES
Daily Mail

ASCL comment on failure of grammar school expansion bids
11 February 2019
TES

Interviews and comment following Robert Halfon's call for GCSEs to be scrapped
11 February 2019
BBC Radio Kent (begins at 2:31:15)
BBC Radio Essex (begins at 15:00)
BBC Radio 4 (begins at 1:03:30)
BBC News
Schools Week
FE Week

ASCL comment on what happens during a security lockdown at school
9 February 2019
Wales Online

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton writes about Education Minister Nick Gibb's recent comment that schools should ban mobile phones
8 February 2019
TES

ASCL comment on Education Secretary Damian Hinds' speech to the Church of England Foundation for Education Leadership 
7 February 2019
Daily Mail
The Times

ASCL comment on figures showing number of state schools pupils attending university has dropped despite attempts to widen access
7 February 2019
The Independent

ASCL comments on Education Secretary Damian Hinds' announcement featuring his five foundations for building character
7 February 2019
FE News

ASCL comment on measures to combat litter in communities, and the Great British Spring Clean project
7 February 2019
Daily Mail

Article by ASCL Funding Specialist Julia Harnden on Integrated curriculum financial planning
6 February 2019
SecEd

ASCL comment following education secretary's demand for a 2% cap on teachers' pay rises
6 February 2019
SecEd
TES

Article by ASCL General Secretary on school accountability
6 February 2019
SecEd

ASCL comment in article on 20 councils who are looking at cutting school funding 
6 February 2019
TES

ASCL comment on Damian Hinds' comments on 2019 being the 'best time ever to be young'
5 February 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article looking at the APPG report into music education
4 February 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article looking at the IGCSE
3 February 2019
Jewish Chronicle

ASCL quoted in article looking at whether social mobility affects the take up of history GCSE 
2 February 2019
TES

ASCL's Ethical Leadership Commission report mentioned in Letters section on how to lead a school
1 February 2019
TES

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton writes 'The DfE's dismal statement on teachers' pay blew all the good will' in his latest blog
1 February 2019
TES

ASCL guidance on qualifying floating charge quoted in an article on ESFA funding 
1 February 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on Education Secretary Damian Hinds' new recruitment strategy 
1 February 2019
Schools Week