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WISERD GCSE Series – Part 3: Is tiering fair for all students?

WISERD GCSE Series – Part 3: Is tiering fair for all students?

Posted on 25 August 2017 by WISERD

©University of the Fraser Valley via Flickr (CC BY 3.0) Having previously looked at the different types of GCSE courses and how they are assessed, in the third and final […]

WISERD GCSE Series – Part 2: Should internal assessment be used for GCSEs?

WISERD GCSE Series – Part 2: Should internal assessment be used for GCSEs?

Posted on 24 August 2017 by WISERD

Image credit: Komsomolec, via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons Earlier this week we looked at the recent reforms to GCSEs across England, Northern Ireland and Wales and considered students’ views on […]

The Future of Welsh Education – An Inspectorate Perspective

Posted on 15 July 2015 by Natalie Richards

At the WISERD conference I talked about what people expect from an inspectorate of education and training in Wales and I outlined the methods that inspectors use to come to […]

Is Education Wasted on the Young?

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Natalie Richards

The following discussion provided the basis of some opening remarks Professor Chris Taylor was invited to give at the launch of the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, led by NIACE Cymru […]