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Is England’s PISA 2018 data reliable?

Lots of schools declined to take part. Has that affected the results?

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10 years on: how researchers and the autistic community are making a future together

Anna Remington and Laura Crane. The way we view autism is slowly changing. When the Centre for Research in Autism Education (CRAE) was set up in 2009, autistic people were not often heard. Today, a world-wide Climate Change protest is led by

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Posted in Research matters, Special educational needs and psychology, young people

Should England continue participating in PISA?

With upwards of £2m spent for England, Wales and Northern Ireland to take part, it’s a question worth asking

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Is PISA ‘fundamentally flawed’ because of the scaling methodology used?

Concerns about part of the methodology used in calculating PISA results may have been overblown

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How do headteachers in England use test data, and does this differ from other countries?

Schools in England seem to make extensive use of education data – much more so than in other countries

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