Matthew Milburn, Executive Headteacher of Saddleworth School, Oldham has sent out a press release, condemning this Government’s haste in protecting a deeply flawed system at the expense of the young people trapped inside it. In this acutely sharp piece, he identifies the central issues with the current system and outlines a humanising, student-centred alternative which he and his colleagues have developed over many years now, celebrating the breadth and depth of the individual student. Click here to read the article in full.
Matthew has written about assessment extensively over the years. His most recent piece, Assessment as a Process of Empowerment, is available in Volume 34, Issue 1 of The Journal for Drama in Education. Join NATD now to receive your own copy.