ASCL in the News

A selection of ASCL’s views on education news, as reported in the media

Drop in pupil attendance figures due to need to self-isolate
31 March
Daily Mail
30 March 
Evening Standard

Ofsted 'lighter-touch' inspections
30 March
Tes
Schools Week
Evening Standard

Funding and guidance for summer schools
30 March
Tes

Public sector apprenticeship targets
29 March
FE Week

'Everyone's Invited' and reports of sexual abuse in UK schools
31 March
Daily Mail
Morning Star
News International
30 March
BBC News
iNews
Telegraph
28 March
The Guardian

'Teachers have worked 12 months solid. We need a break' - blog by Geoff Barton
26 March
Tes

Articles on protests in Batley over cartoon
26 March
Daily Telegraph
BBC News
Guardian 

Articles on advice on degree choices
25 March
Guardian
The Times
BBC News

Articles on grading guidance
26 March
Tes
The Guardian
24 March
Tes

Articles following Shadow Education Secretary Kate Green's keynote at ASCL Annual Conference
23 March
Schools Week

Articles on school attendance rates
23 March
Tes
Schools Week
Independent
Daily Mail 

Articles on SEND support and funding
25 March
The Indpendent
22 March
Ed Exec

Article on mental health support in education and recovery from Covid disruption
26 March
Wales Online
22 March
iNews
21 March
The Observer

Geoff Barton to serve second term as ASCL General Secretary
19 March
Tes
Schools Week

'Showing students GCSE tests in advance? No problem.' - blog by Geoff Barton
19 March
Tes

Articles following Ian Bauckham CBE's keynote at ASCL Annual Conference
18 March
Telegraph
Schools Week
Tes
iNews

Articles following Sir Kevan Collins' keynote at ASCL Annual Conference
18 March
iNews
Tes
Schools Week

Articles following HMCI Amanda Spielman's keynote at ASCL Annual Conference
19 March
Schools Week
17 March
iNews
Telegraph
Daily Mirror
Tes
Schools Week
FE News

'Education recovery: Let's stop the eye-catching policy wheezes' - blog by Geoff Barton
16 March
SecEd

Articles on the return to school and college, testing and face cvoerings
16 March
Tes
Daily Telegraph
BBC News

Articles following Lord Bilimoria's keynote to ASCL Annual Conference
15 March
FE News
CBI

Articles on Geoff Barton's keynote to ASCL Annual Conference
15 March
Schools Week
Tes
Independent

Articles following Gavin Willliamson's keynote at ASCL Annual Conference
12 March
Tes
BBC News
Schools Week
iNews

'Post-Covid education: Where do we go from here?' - blog by Geoff Barton
12 March
Tes

Ongoing articles on testing and reopening of schools and colleges
12  March
Schools Week
11 March
Tes

Article on funding for recovery 
11 March
Financial Times

Articles on grading for summer 2021
11 March
The Guardian
BBC News
Schools Week
The Times

Articles on wider return to schools and colleges from 8 March
10 March
SecEd
9 March
Interview with Geoff Barton
Talk Radio (7.25am)
iNews
Tes
8 March
Interview with Geoff Barton
Talk Radio (1.37pm)
BBC Look East (6.37pm)
BBC News
ITV News
Guardian
iNews
The Sun
Daily Mail
Wales Online
Schools Week
Tes 

Articles on build up to wider opening of schools and colleges from 8 March
5 March
'We're on the cusp of an extraordinary social experiment' - blog by Geoff Barton
Tes
BBC News
Financial Times
iNews
Schools Week
The Independent

Articles following Budget 2021
5 March 
Ed Exec
3 March
Schools Week
Tes
SecEd

Articles on ASCL survey on headteacher demands and views on their roles during the pandemic
3 March 
Tes

Articles on 'recovery plan'
2 March

BBC News
Schools Week
Guardian

Articles on clarity required for face coverings
4 March
Telegraph
3 March
LBC News
2 March
The Guardian

Articles on wider opening of schools and teacher vaccinations
5 March
Interview with Julie McCulloch
Talk Radio (9.25am)
4 March
Daily Mail 
3 March
BBC News Wales
2 March
Interviews with Geoff Barton
BBC Breakfast (7.15am)
BBC Radio 5 Live (9.12am)
iNews
BBC News
Tes
Evening Standard

Articles on GCSEs and A levels in 2021
4 March
Schools Week
1 March
Tes