England & Wales Democracy, devolution and governance , Education and children's services , Finance

School system research: Evaluating the post-2010 DfE policy



The Self-Improving School Led System (SISS), the dominant Government schools policy since 2010, has been reviewed by a team from the UCL Institute of Education. Findings include the undermining of school autonomy by tight curriculum and assessment requirements; a strengthened hierarchy of schools affecting the willingness of schools to cooperate; and chaotic oversight between central government agencies and between central and local government, weakening coordination.

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