March 2019

ASCL comments in the media around school funding pressures and measures suggested by Lord Agnew's cost-cutting advisers

31 March 2019
Talk Radio (item begins at 12:24)

30 March 2019
The Observer

29 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article looking at the protests over religion an sex education reforms

30 March 2019
The Independent
iNews

29 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article revelaing the 22 councils given permission to top up high needs funding from the schools block
29 March 2019
Schools Week

'Don't kill off BTECs just to bolster T levels' - blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
28 March 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article highlighting a council pulling out of Wales' £139 million school support service
28 March 2019
Wales Online

ASCL comment on possible scrapping of BTECs
27 March 2019
TES
Education Executive

ASCL quoted in articles looking at schools using mobile phones 
27 March 2019
TES
TES

ASCL quoted in an article on Ofsted judging schools' EBacc progress
26 March 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article with Forgotten Third inquiry chair Roy Blatchford 
26 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article with pleas from disabled children as their school 'runs out of money'
26 March 2019
Birmingham Mail

Articles covering the latest School Cuts analysis of the shortfall in education funding
25 March 2019
TES
FE News
Education Executive
Schools Week
Daily Mirror
The Guardian
East Anglian Daily Times

ASCL quoted in an article looking at the need for children to see more ethinically diverse schools leaders
25 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article looking at how Brexit is pushing the funding formula to 'the back of the line'
25 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article looking at ESFA spending on staff
25 March 2019
Schools Week 

Articles looking at removal of analog clocks from classrooms and exam rooms

27 March 2019
Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
BBC Radio Tees (item begins at 1:50:51)

25 March 2019
Daily Mirror
Daily Star

ASCL quoted in an article about headteachers speaking out about funding cuts
22 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL featured on a podcast looking at Ofsted, SATS and vaccinations
22 March 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an opinion article on teaching assistants losing their jobs
22 March 2019
The Guardian

ASCL quoted in an article looking at teachers being at risk of 'one of the most infectious diseases'
22 March 2019
TES

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton writes 'Don't get angry about the LGBT row' blog
21 March 2019
TES

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed about the rise in unauthorised absences
21 March 2019
BBC Leicester (item begins at 53:25)
BBC South East Today (item begins at 13:25)

ASCL quoted in an article looking at the amount of teachers' overtime
21 March 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in a report covering child poverty and families' reliance on teachers 
21 March 2019
Manchester Evening News

ASCL quoted in article on headteachers rejection of Ofsted's plans for pre-inspection visits
20 March 2019
SecEd

ASCL quoted in article looking at more flexible working options for teachers
20 March 2019
SecEd

ASCL comment on article looking at post-16 resits of GCSE maths and English
20 March 2019
SecEd

'We can't be any clearer: our schools need £5.7 bn' writes ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch 
20 March 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in an article looking at national funding formula 'forcing' ministers to put more money in schools
20 March 2019
TES

ASCL comments in articles on off-rolling
18 March 2019
Stoke Sentinel
TES
S
chools Week


MEDIA COVERAGE AT ASCL ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Reaction to HMCI Amanda Spielman's speech

19 March 2019
TES

16 March 2019
TES
Schools Week
T
he Independent
F
E News
S
unday Telegraph

Comment on ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton's keynote
16 March 2019
Schools Week
TES

Reaction to Layla Moran MP's keynote
TES
TES

Reaction to keynote by Sir Lenny Henry
16 March 2019
Brighton Argus
TES
B
irmingham Live

Reaction to keynote by Pat Sowa
18 March 2019
Pink Times
17 March 2019
The Sunday Times
 

Articles relating to our report 'The True Cost of Education' released at Annual Conference
18 March 2019
Education Executive
T
ES

17 March 2019
Parliamentary Review
S
chools Week
T
ES

15 March 2019
Schools Week
TES
The Independent
TES
The Guardian
BBC News
Y
orkshire Post
Report on BBC Radio 4 Six O'Clock News
(item begins at 17:14)
TES - video report

Articles relating to the release of our 'Picking up the Pieces' survey on pupil poverty

18 March 2019
Rights Info

16 March 2019
The Guardian 

15 March 2019
'The stories I hear of pupil poverty are getting worse' - blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton

TES
Education Executive
Huffington Post
Yorkshire Post
Daily Mail
Daily Telegraph
The Independent
TES
The Guardian
BBC News
H
ull Live
The Big Issue
Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
BBC Radio London (item begins at 2:21:35)
Loval Gov.uk
Daily Mirror
i
News
 

The Forgotten Third report
16 March 2019
iNews
Schools Week
15 March 2019
TES
14 March 2019
TES
TES
The Independent

 

Profile of Carolyn Roberts, Chair of ASCL Commission for Ethical Leadership in Education
15 March 2019
TES 

ASCL quoted in Secretary of State's announcement on support for wellbeing for school and college teachers and leaders

19 March 2019
Education Executive
18 March 2019
TES
15 March 2019
TES
FE News
G
ov.uk

ASCL quoted in an article highlighting Lord Baker's announcement UTCS should join MATs
15 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in articles on school funding
15 March 2019
Schools Week
Birmingham Live
D
aily Telegraph

ASCL quoted in an article looking at calls for more support after a surge in pupils with weapons
15 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on student climate change protests

18 March 2019
Yorkshire Post

15 March 2019
The Independent
Daily Mirror
Herald Scotland
Wolverhampton Express and Star
Intervew with ASCL President Richard Sheriff
BBC News Channel (no clip available)
Interview with ASCL Vice President Rachael Warwick
BBC Radio 4 (item begins at 24:50)
Interview with ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton
Talk Radio (item at 9:24:50)


ASCL quoted in articles covering children with 'maths anxiety'
14 March 2019
The Independent
The Guardian

ASCL quoted in articles concerning student climate change protests
14 March 2019
The Guardian
Daily Telegraph

ASCL quoted in articles relating to schools considering reducing hours to combat funding cuts
14 March 2019
Birmingham Live
13 March 2019
The Independent

ASCL quoted in an article following Chancellor's announcement saintary products will be given out for free in secondary schools
13 March 2019
Daily Telegraph

Articles relating to school funding and Chancellor's spring statement  
13 March 2019
Education Executive
TES
TES
Nursery World

ASCL quoted in an article looking at the numbers of schools which segregate pupils
13 March 2019
TES 

ASCL quoted in articles surrounding off-rolling 
14 March 2019
TES
13 March 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in ana rticle on a school keeping outstanding rating despite failing emergency inspections
11 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article referring to Charlie Stayt interview with Schools Minister Nick Gibb
9 March 2019
Indy 100

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed on school funding pressures and following WorthLess? campaign letter
8 March 2019
BBC Look East (no clip available)

ASCL comment in article reporting degree apprenticeships dominated by white students and those from more affluent areas
8 March 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on article warning more schools could be forced to cut teaching hours
8 March 2019
Schools Week
T
he Independent

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed about student climate change strike
7 March 2019
BBC Radio Scotland (item begins at 2:50:40)

ASCL Cymru Director Tim Pratt comment on article about fears a squeeze in PE in schools despite obesity 'crisis'
7 March 2019
BBC News Wales

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton writes 'We need a reality check about exclusions' in his latest blog
7 March 2019
TES

Media activity following coverage of the increase in knife crime
7 March 2019
Interviews on
BBC 2 Victoria Derbyshire Show (item beings at 38:30)
BBC Radio Kent (item starts at 08:40)
BBC West Midlands (item begins at 1:11:45)
BBC Radio Leicester (items begins at 1:41:45)

The Guardian
TES

ASCL comment in articles on cuts in funding in sixth forms, and drops in MFL A levels
7 March 2019
Education Executive

6 March 2019
TES
FE News
The Guardian

ASCL comment in article on parent protests after children left without secndary school places
8 March 2019
Schools Week
Interview with ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch
7 March 2019
BBC Radio Stoke (item begin at 1:47:30)
6 March 2019
The Independent

ASCL Council member David Waugh interviewed on pressures on school funding
5 March 2019
BBC Radio 5 Live (item begins at 1:13:40)

Profile of past ASCL President Ian Bauckham
5 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article ‘Languages should be compulsory from ages 5 to 18’ 
4 March 2019
TES

ASCL Director of Policy Julie McCulloch interviewed about decline in languages
4 March 2019
Talk Radio (item begins at 11.36)

ASCL comment in article highlighting MPs and peers' views on UK’s ‘dwindling’ language skills
4 March 2019
BBC News

ASCL comment on new £33k awards scheme for DfE finance staff
3 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on Former Met chief comments on exclusions contributing to rise in knife crime
3 March 2019
TES

ASCL comment on article where survey responses indicate a third of parents who hire private tutors to help their childen with school work are likely to lie about the extra help
23 March 2019
Mail on Sunday

ASCL comment in article regarding use of private firm's factsheet on Momo hoax
2 March 2019
The Guardian

ASCL comment in article on parents' concerns regaridng physical restrainting of disabled children
2 March 2019
The Independent

Blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton 'How can we rejuvenate languages learning in Britain?'
1 March 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in article by NGA's Emma Knights on governance
1 March 2019
TES

ASCL comment on Ofqual's statement regarding exam stress 'not necessarily a bad thing'
1 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on DfE guidance announcing crackdown on staff who do too much colour printing
1 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comments across media on secondary school places 
1 March 2019
BBC Radio 4 Today main news headlines. (2.07.33)
Daily Telegraph
iNews
Wolverhampton Express and StarITV News Sunderland Echo
B
radford Telegraph and Argus
TES
Daily Mirror
Wolverhampton Express and Star
Shropshire Star
The Independent

ASCL comment on DfE's guidance on sex education, and not issuing guidance on ‘exceptional circumstances’ for sex education withdrawal
1 March 2019
Schools Week
2
 March 2019
Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
Talk Radio (item begins at 17:44)

ASCL comment on Investigation: The highs (and occasional lows) of academy CEO pay
1 March 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on article covering related-party transaction rules in church schools
1 March 2019
Schools Week