News

  • News Review - 21 June 2017

    News Review - 21 June 2017

    More than 4,000 schools will send a letter to parents warning about the funding crisis in schools, reports the BBC.

    21 Jun 2017 11:54am

  • News Review – 13 June 2017

    News Review – 13 June 2017

    Following the General Election last Thursday, The Independent is reporting on the policies relating to education that may be set to change.

    13 Jun 2017 10:45am

  • News Review - 05 June 2017

    News Review - 05 June 2017

    The Independent reports that the NUT are commenting on the drastic measures schools are implementing to try to overcome budget cuts which are affecting schools nationally.

    05 Jun 2017 2:07pm

  • Invitation to members - Trustee nominations 2017

    Invitation to members - Trustee nominations 2017

    A number of CIEA Trustees are coming to the end of their term and we are seeking three new elected Trustees.

    31 May 2017 9:32am

  • News Review - 30 May 2017

    News Review - 30 May 2017

    The BBC reports that the exam board OCR has admitted an error in an English Literature GCSE exam which was taken by over 14,000 students last week.

    30 May 2017 2:06pm

  • News Review -  22 May 2017

    News Review - 22 May 2017

    The TES reports findings which bring into question the moderation of this year’s KS2 teacher assessed writing.

    22 May 2017 2:27pm

  • News Review - 16 May 2017

    News Review - 16 May 2017

    The BBC reports that concerns were raised by the Department for Education last week following a number of tweets revealing questions from the national tests being taken by primary pupils in England.

    16 May 2017 12:35pm

  • News Review - 8 May 2017

    News Review - 8 May 2017

    The BBC report that the Welsh Government has unveiled plans to move their traditional paper-based annual reading and numeracy tests for 6 to 14 year olds to an online version.

    08 May 2017 10:32am

  • News Review - 1 May 2017

    News Review - 1 May 2017

    The Guardian reports head teachers have expressed concerns that secondary schools in England are facing a 'perfect storm' of pressures which will seriously affect pupils.

    01 May 2017 10:32am

  • Primary Assessment consultation

    Primary Assessment consultation

    The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a consultation seeking views on the future of primary assessment and the implications for accountability.

    25 Apr 2017 2:48pm

  • News Review - 24 April 2017

    News Review - 24 April 2017

    The National Union of Teachers (NUT) voted against balloting members over a boycott of primary school Sats tests in England at their annual conference in Cardiff last week, reports the BBC.

    24 Apr 2017 2:56pm

  • News Review - 11 April 2017

    News Review - 11 April 2017

    The BBC reports that a study carried out by Nottingham University has found that female heads are still unrepresented in secondary schools and are likely to remain so for the next quarter of a century.

    11 Apr 2017 9:45am

  • Latest policy updates

    Latest policy updates

    The following updates to education and assessment policy may be of interest to CIEA members.

    04 Apr 2017 2:19pm

  • News Review - 03 April 2017

    News Review - 03 April 2017

    The new-style national tests taken by English seven year-olds last year may be scrapped this year, reports the BBC.

    03 Apr 2017 11:56am

  • News Review – 28 March 2017

    News Review – 28 March 2017

    Education Secretary Justine Greening has tried to clarify confusion surrounding the new reformed GCSE grading system by announcing that grade 4 will be the “standard pass” and grade 5 will be deemed a “strong pass”.

    29 Mar 2017 9:49am

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