Exam Results and Gradings

Students and teachers are often disappointed with some or all of their grades, and this will always be so. Don’t let us be consoled by this and dismiss the anxiety over grades as a temporary, COVID driven problem requiring only an immediate, pragmatic solution. I was for several years in the early 2000s, a senior […]

16-17 May 2020: the weekend’s press releases

Lib Dems: Covid-19 mental health implications a ticking time bomb Lib Dems call for permanent remote voting option for MPs Govt must be transparent if they want public support for reopening schools Davey: Govt approach to tracing ‘totally inadequate’ Lib Dems: Govt putting ideology above people’s lives in refusing to extend Brexit talks Govt must […]

Santa Rennie delivers festive lump of coal to SNP

It wouldn’t be an election without Willie Rennie doing something eye-catching. And today, he took part in a Santa dash in Glasgow. Quick break in campaigning to run the Glasgow charity Santa Dash 🎅 pic.twitter.com/cMU0661CVV — Willie Rennie (@willie_rennie) December 8, 2019   He placed the SNP firmly on the Naughty List for the decline […]

Bercow, Ten Years On – the #SLCN campaign

I CAN, the children’s communication charity, and The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists have launched Bercow: Ten Years On. This report delves into the support, or lack of support, children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) receive in England. Over 2,500 people were consulted about speech and language therapy provision for children and […]