Jane Sowerby is Education Director at One Education.

Jane Sowerby

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Jane Sowerby is Education Director at One Education.

She taught in primary schools in London and Cumbria before working in Manchester. She has a passion for reflective practice and coaching as improvement methodologies and believes that we should all be education research nerds regularly talking about pedagogy in the staff room.

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Jane Sowerby has written 32 posts

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Justine Greening’s rescue package

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The Education Secretary has announced an additional £1.3 billion for schools’ core funding over two years found from within the Department for Education’s budget.

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Ofsted inspection data

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The latest Ofsted inspection data for maintained schools and academies is out. The level of good and better outcomes is marginally up on last year (75% from 73%); there are fewer conversions to full inspections (29% from 35%), but the number of schools then falling to a less than good judgement has increased (60% from 46%); and there are 97 primary and secondary schools that have not been judged to be good or better in any inspection since 2005.

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Queen's Speech 2017

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On 21 June, the delayed Queen’s speech gave us a detailed insight into the planned legislative programme for the next two years. Whilst we might have expected it would be dominated by Brexit, out of the 27 bills (eight of which are Brexit related), the government has not announced any legislation at all for education.

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Optimising Autonomy Launch

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we are delighted to announce the launch of the latest research report we have sponsored, produced by the recently rebranded Centre for Education Economics (CfEE, formerly CMRE). The report offers an evidence-informed theory of change to stimulate debate about the progress of school reform.

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Hung Parliament

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Since the exit poll announced the likely outcome on Thursday night, we all spent the night and early hours Googling ‘hung parliament’ in readiness for our new reality when we woke up on Friday.

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Party Manifestos and Education

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Lunch or breakfast? Grammars or smaller class sizes? Knowledge-rich curriculum and testing or arts pupil premium and EBacc? We’ll know after 8 June...

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