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The Dehumanisation of Teachers

My point..is the highly detrimental effect the high accountability and data-driven regime is having on schools and on education…I’d like to look at a process that I think is particularly damaging. The process comes from the constant need for schools to show ‘progress’ and for pupils to take a childhood-ignoring upward path to ever greater […]

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Why data driven approaches are improving education

As I suspected you do see the fairly obvious benefits of publishing and collecting data. Your real concern – shared by plenty of others – is how the data is used by Government for the purposes of accountability…But the right question isn’t “does accountability have any negative effects” but “do the positive effects of accountability […]

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