May 2019

ASCL comment on data project which reveals poor pupils’ Christmas jumper shame
31 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on Augar Review which recommends school sixth-form funding boost
30 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment in article on 'disbelief’ at overseas teachers visa decision
29 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on article on schools which ‘fail to report knife exclusions to police.’
29 May 2019
TES

Comment on articles covering funding cuts for Welsh schools
30 May 2019
Education Executive
29 May 2019
South Wales Argus
Wales Online

Heads fear Ofsted will undermine managed moves in off-rolling crackdown
28 May 2019
TES

ASCL's General Secretary Geoff Barton named as one of the character education advisers revealed in bid to boost children’s resilience
27 May 2019
Schools Week

ASCL due to appear with other teaching unions and home schoolers before committee
27 May 2019
Manx Radio

ASCL comment on article reporting fewer students taking design and technology and music at GCSE, according to new figures
25 May 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on article reporting a funding threat for academies that ignore the Baker clause
24 May 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on accusations ministers have failed to back teachers over equality lessons
24 May 2019
The Times

ASCL comment on article asking if Ofsted will end three-year GCSEs 
24 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on discussion on ending EBacc
24 May 2019
Schools Week

Blog by ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton 'We must take this opportunity to consign EBacc to history'
24 May 2019
TES

ASCL quoted in articles covering Labour's promise to include climate change in the curriculum
24 May 2019
Schools Week
Education Executive
The Independent
The Guardian

ASCL comment on protests planned on funding cuts forcing 23 city schools to close early every week 
24 May 2019
Birmingham Live

ASCL quoted in articles covering the decision by the Russell Group universities' decision to scrap 'elite' A levels 

24 May 2019
Belfast Telegraph

23 May 2019
The Independent

ASCL quoted in an article about maths and physics teachers to be offered extra money to prevent them leaving the profession
23 May 2019
The Independent

ASCL quoted in an article about a study which finds allowing pupils to study grime and hip-hop in class can improve attendance of pupils at risk of exclusion
22 May 2019
The Independent

Interview with ASCL Gen Sec Geoff Barton on  students being withdrawn from A level exams
22 May 2019
BBC Radio London (Interview starts at 1.23.52)

ASCL comment on Human Rights' survey on child hunger 
21 May 2019
The Guardian 
Daily Mail
I
nterview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton 
BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight (item begins at 31:28)

ASCL comment on report students have been withdrawn by their academy from taking A-level exams over poor mocks 
21 May 2019
BBC News

Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (item begins at 25:00)

ASCL comment on proposals that schools failing to promote vocational qualifications will face government crackdown
20 May 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on article on headteachers' warning that the effects of withdrawing funding from the IB on social mobility
18 May 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on article looking at an academy trust which top-sliced £376k from school with £1m deficit
18 May 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on findings that careers lessons push up GCSE grades
17 May 2019
BBC News

ASCL comment on article which finds grammar schools get more condition improvement funding
17 May 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on article highlighting applications to train as language teachers up by a fifth

17 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on articles covering funding cuts in school sixth forms
17 May 2019
The Independent
iNews
Northern Echo
The Times

ASCL comment in article revealing huge variation in MAT schools’ Ofsted ratings
17 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on NGA campaign to encourage teachers to become governors of other schools

17 May 2019
TES

16 May 2019
Schools Week

We must take the heat out of the exam system - blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
16 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on record number of calls to helpline for teachers struggling with mental health problems 
16 May 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment on boost to students' grades after experience of work 

17 May 2019
BBC News

16 May 2019
Forbes

ASCL comment following study which reveals school children shun drinks to avoid using the toilet 
14 May 2019
European Cleaning Journal

ASCL quoted in article on good luck wishes adding to stress of SATs pupils
14 May 2019
The Times

ASCL comments in articles following publication of Ofsted's new inspection framework
14 May 2019
TES
Schools Week
Schools Week
E
ducation Executive

13 May 2019
TES

Interview with ASCL Parliamentary and Inclusion Specialist Anna Cole on the observance of Ramadan during the exam season
13 May 2019
BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour (item begins at 21:41)

ASCL quoted in an article on why more civil servants overseeing academies could empower heads
13 May 2019
TES

ASCL comments in articles concerning college funding pressures

17 May 2019
TES

13 May 2019
Yorkshire Post
Yorkshire Post
Schools Week
Education Executive

ASCL comment in article on parents' protest against shorter school weeks due to funding cuts 
11 May 2019
The Independent

ASCL comment in article on exam marking for modern language teaching for A level and GCSE 
11 May 2019
Daily Mail
The Guardian 

Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton about parents being fined for term time holidays
11 May 2019
Talk Radio (item starts 16.24.50)

ASCL quoted in an article on the rise of gagging clauses in large academy trusts
10 May 2019
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article on Eton offering empathy lessons to teach pupils how  to express gratitude for acts of kindness
10 May 2019
Daily Mail

School exclusions: Why high-quality alternative provision is crucial - blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
10 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment following UCL report on shorter break times

14 May 2019
Stoke Sentinel

10 May 2019
Interview with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton
BBC Radio 5 Live (item begins at 46:20)

Interview with ASCL Director of Policy Julie MCCulloch
Talk Radio (item begins at 11.07)

BBC News
Evening Standard
CBBC Newsround
The Sun
The Independent
TES
Metro 
H
uffington Post

ESFA pulled £3m funding pledge when academy refused to join a MAT
10 May 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment on article reporting that one in four teachers in England say they have witnessed ‘off-rolling’
10 May 2019
The Guardian

Our GCSE system and its devastating collateral damage - blog by ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton 
9 May 2019
SecEd

What your school business leader can do for you -  blog by ASCL Business Leadership Specialist Hayley Dunn
9 May 2019
SecEd

ASCL comment on request to Treasury to prioritise primary 3Rs funding for tough areas
9 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on suggestion for our own Teacher Appreciation Week 
9 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on publication of Timpson review

11 May 2019
Schools Week

8 May 2019
SecEd
Education Executive

7 May 2019

The Times
Schools Week
Huffington Post
TES
The Guardian
BBC News
BBC News
The Independent

Interviews with ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton

Matthew Wright Show,Talk Radio (item begins 21.48)
BBC Radio Essex (interview begins 16.08)
BBC Three Counties (item begins 16.24)
BBC Radio Leicester (item begins 1.12.14)
BBC Radio Kent (item begins at 09:32)

ASCL comment on young people's protest about climate changes
6 May 2019
East Anglian Daily Times

ASCL Letter to the Editor: Aggressive parents must learn respect
5 May 2019
Sunday Times

ASCL comment on HMCI Amanda Spielman's comment that Ofsted 'won't penalise you for old results'
2 May 2019
TES

ASCL response to Minister's comments on letting pupils into university with three Es 
2 May 2019
TES

ASCL comment on new Welsh curriculum replacing traditional subjects with targeted areas of learning
1 May 2019
Education Executive

ASCL comment on social mobility report
1 May 2019
Education Executive

ASCL comment on articles looking at UK’s biggest academy chain facing vote of no confidence from staff

5 May 2019
Maldon Standard
Teeside Live

1 May 2019
FE News
TES
East Anglian Daily Times
Advertiser Stratford