Monthly Archives: June 2012

Investigating a “toxic waste dump” school – Sheila Oliver

Tweet Sheila Oliver has been investigating the decision to build a school on contaminated land over at – the processes that should have been followed… “After much harranguing by local residents the Council grudgingly carried out contamination investigations. These were completely … Continue reading

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Pupil attendance – data and ideas

TweetKath Torney has been investigating pupil attendance in Northern Ireland. She explains: Figures on attendance rates for every primary, secondary and grammar school have been released to The Detail by the Department of Education (DENI) in response to a Freedom … Continue reading

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Accrediting creationism? Help investigate

TweetEarlier this year, Naric, a UK government agency, recognised the International Certificate of Christian Education (ICCE) as comparable to Cambridge International A-Level standard. This is a travesty, and not just because of Creationism. ICCE is the certificate students get for completing the fundamentalist Accelerated … Continue reading

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Useful education links for May 15th through June 12th

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between May 15th and June 12th: Key Gove adviser blocked civil servants’ free school inquiries – Office of the Independent Adjudicator – OIA Homepage – The Higher Education Act 2004 required … Continue reading

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