League Tables Must Go: there are better ways of ensuring a quality education for all our children

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 57 Number 1 (2015)

League Tables Must Go: there are better ways of ensuring a quality education for all our children
MARY JAMES, pages 23-26
DOI: 10.15730/forum.2015.57.1.23

Abstract

Despite claims made for them, many current education policies have perverse consequences. If all our children are to benefit from the good education they deserve, we need: forms of accountability that do not rely on school performance tables of test results; a focus on standards that embody high expectations for all; the urgent creation of a College of Teaching; the establishment of a national board of education that sits above party politics and can plan long term.

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MARY JAMES (2015) League Tables Must Go: there are better ways of ensuring a quality education for all our children, FORUM, 57(1), 23-26. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2015.57.1.23

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