ATL comment on Education Endowment Foundation report on different teaching and learning strategies

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), shares her views on the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) report published today.

New accountability for schools

There is no longer any argument that there is a need for accountability in the public sector. Proper accountability is a duty on all public servants but especially those entrusted with the education of future generations. Teachers should be accountable; the questions are to whom and how?