BLOG - School Leadership: Our quick explainer
Our policy paper, Joining Forces, asks whether sharing expertise across schools helps to improve student outcomes. There is evidence that it can, and we apply this evidence to analyse the leadership aspects of “Investing in Educational Success.”
Here we summarise our nine recommendations for how the Government can effectively harness school leadership as a lever for system improvement.
BLOG - Cherry-picking statistics for political point-scoring
There’s always going to be an incentive to choose (or more cynically, cherry-pick) the stats that best support a pre-conceived stance or will score the most political points. Evidence-based policy is a good thing, but we need to be wily consumers of the evidence we’re offered—not all is equal and none of it is purely objective.