2018 The @BeyondLevels #LearningFirst Farewell Tour

It is with very mixed emotions that Dame Alison and I share the news that 2018 brings the @BeyondLevels #LearningFirst Farewell Tour. Many of you will remember those first few tweets in February 2016 that began the phenomenon that has been #LearningFirst. We have really been very humbled and proud of the way that thousands of colleagues across the [...]

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Sheffield here we come… Conference speakers announced

We are absolutely delighted to announce the names of colleagues presenting, speaking and leading workshops at the #LearningFirst launch conference on Saturday 21st May 2016 [...]

Synoptic Assessment

Stumbled across a conversation on Twitter this evening. Sean Harford raised the idea of using synoptic assessment. Not ever having across the idea before, luckily [...]

Could Ofsted be a positive driver for learning in our schools? I wonder…

You I have had an itch for a while. You know, that sort of itch that you just have to scratch, even in public! This is the tweet from Sean Harford, Ofsted's National [...]

James Pembroke: The 5 Golden Rules of tracking

James is a Data Analyst and Advisor with 10 years experience in primary, secondary and post-16 sectors. He has a high profile on Twitter and is one of the speakers at our [...]

What does data mean to you?

Embracing Data This is my first post and about a topic which I never thought I would write about or would be defending it: DATA, but I guess one just needs to stay [...]

Teaching without sets or groupings

https://twitter.com/jmag1979/status/718752035454193664 There is a great deal of interest in this post from people visiting the site. You may also find Helen Hindle's [...]