Spielman: Gove’s reforms are ‘helping schools’

TES is reporting that Ofsted chief says controversial curriculum changes introduced by former Tory education secretary, Michael Gove, are bedding in “pretty well”.

Michael Gove’s education reforms are “helping schools” and contributed to England’s improved performance in the latest Pisa rankings, Amanda Spielman said today.

She said that the “encouraging trends” in English and maths in the tables were probably down to “systemic” curriculum changes introduced over a number of years.

It has been suggested that the latest results from the Pisa 2018 tests are a measure of the success of Mr Gove’s reforms as they tested the performance of 15-year-olds who were just starting key stage 2 when he took office at the Department for Education.

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