2 Simple Changes to Create the Schools our Children Need


By Dylan Wiliam, author of Creating the Schools our Children Need and best-seller Embedding Formative Assessment. This article was originally published in Teach Secondary Magazine on Oct 22, 2018. 

Currently, according to the results of the latest round of international PISA tests, approximately 120,000 students leave school in England each year without the literacy they need to participate effectively in society, and around the same number lack the maths skills they need to make even the most basic financial decisions.

Moreover, as employers make increasing use of technology, workers need higher and higher levels of education.

There is, predictably, no shortage of solutions being offered to address this challenge, but unfortunately, most of the ideas being pursued in England currently will have little, if any impact, on student achievement.

Read the full article on the LSI Dylan Wiliam Center website