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SCHOOL EXPERTS CALL FOR FULL REVIEW OF “HAPHAZARD” ASSESSMENT

Commission on School Reform says both exams and coursework must have a role The Commission on School Reform, the independent group of education experts set up by the think tank Reform Scotland, today calls for a full-scale public review of assessment in schools. The Commission, which is composed of teachers and other education experts, believes …

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Assessment and Equal Opportunities in Scottish Secondary Schools: the role of examinations and coursework

Commission on School Reform says both exams and coursework must have a role The Commission on School Reform, the independent group of education experts set up by the think tank Reform Scotland, today calls for a full-scale public review of assessment in schools. The Commission, which is composed of teachers and other education experts, believes …

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Catching up the educational losses from Covid 19 – Update

Experts Propose Extra Eight Hours Per Week For Two Years The Commission on School Reform, the independent group of education experts set up by the think tank Reform Scotland, today asks the Scottish Government to set up a radical programme of catch-up to repair the damage caused to children by lost education during Scotland’s two …

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Commission on school reform calls for radical programme of school catch-up

Experts propose extra eight hours per week for two years The Commission on School Reform, the independent group of education experts set up by the think tank Reform Scotland, today asks the Scottish Government to set up a radical programme of catch-up to repair the damage caused to children by lost education during Scotland’s two …

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Think tank criticises ‘disappointing’ inquiry into Scotland’s school performance

OECD review of Curriculum of Excellence refuses to accept evidence of scheme’s major failings The Commission on School Reform (CSR), the independent group of education experts set up by the think tank Reform Scotland, has expressed its concern that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is refusing to accept written submissions to its …

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Commission on School Reform submission to OECD

The Commission on School Reform, the independent group of education experts set up by the think tank Reform Scotland, has called for the urgent reform of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). In a submission to the OECD ahead of its review of the Broad General Education (BGE) phase of CfE, the Commission, chaired by one of the original …

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Catching up: the educational losses from Covid-19

The Commission on School Reform, the independent group of education experts set up by the think tank Reform Scotland, today proposes six extra hours per week of catch-up lessons for pupils over the next two years, in order to repair the damage caused by lost education during lockdown. Professor Lindsay Paterson, professor of education policy …

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