Archive for October, 2016

Annal Nayyar- BBC Report School system does not reward the best head teachers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37717211 The school system systematically fails to recognise the head teachers who make the biggest impact in improving pupils’ chances, research suggests. Heads who focus on short-term success, even at the expense of the long-term, tend to be rewarded by the system. The study looked at 160 schools in England and is published in Harvard [...]

A Nayyar-bbc report Failing academies ‘not being taken over fast enough’

Failing academies are not being helped to improve fast enough in England by the government officials overseeing them, a committee of MPs has heard. Just 84 of the 277 academies rated as inadequate between 2010 and 2015, had been found new academy sponsors, the Commons Education Committee heard. Ian Mearns MP also said the oversight [...]

Annal Nayyar- report that says Jeremy Corbyn promised to fund student grants with higher business taxes and borrow more to build new council houses as he outlined Labour’s offer of “21st-century socialism” if Theresa May calls an election next year.

Jeremy Corbyn promised to fund student grants with higher business taxes and borrow more to build new council houses as he outlined Labour’s offer of “21st-century socialism” if Theresa May calls an election next year. The Labour leader said that he respected voters’ concerns about immigration but suggested that demands for curbs on numbers of [...]