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RT @SecEd_Education: Amanda Spielman urges heads to challenge unreasonable demands from inspectors. She also warns against mocksteds & othe…
According to today's @officestudents report, 49% of UK and 61% of other EU students say they get good value for money. Among non-EU students - e.g. those paying the most - 66% think they are getting a good deal.  #highered
@TempestLou - we're trying to get hold of a high res picture from ASCL - @pwhenshaw has emailed you. It is quite urgent as the paper goes to press today. Could you take a look? Ta.
ASCL general secretary @RealGeoffBarton dons his headteacher cap to quash disgruntled delegates who were unsatisfied with @DamianHinds' answer on funding. "Sorry to be patronising," says Barton - says he doesn't want story of conference to be heads/deputies heckling. #ascl2018
Ofsted's @amanda_spielman says one of her biggest bugbears is "misuse of data". Tells of a school that produced a pie chart of exam outcomes based on 3 pupils. Not useful, just "statistical noise". Concedes "some of this happens because [Ofsted] tended to overanalyse data too".
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