30 Sep '14

News Former ministers book revisits playground spat with Ofqual

Leighton Andrews used FoI requests to get internal emails; Ofsted tried to stop visit after school was notified; TKAT loses another head; and DfE clarifies its free school rating figuresAn extraordinary insight into the bitter row two years ago between Englands exams watchdog and the then Welsh education minister is being revealed in a book being published on Wednesday.Ministering for Education presents Leighton Andrews views on his argument with Ofqual over the awarding of pupils English GCSEs in 2012, which led him to order a regrading of Welsh teenagers papers. Continue reading...

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