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The results are in… so what next?

By Sue Holt

The GCSE and IGCSE results have been published so no doubt there have been...

The importance of looking at value-added on results day

By Mark S. Steed, Director, JESS, Dubai

This week sees thousands of students receiving their...

Signs of progress: what can we learn from results?

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have...

Assessment and accountability

How many webpages, teacher forums and parent chat rooms abound with acerbic, defensive and...

Is student progress the same as teacher effectiveness?

There’s plenty to cry ‘unfair’ about in teaching right now.

Five things you need to know about value-added

We all know that academic progress is an individual thing. Making progress relies on a whole...

Carol Taylor Fitz-Gibbon, 1938 – 2017

At the end of January, the educational researcher who influenced me more than any other, my...