This post discusses the gap between what the schools white paper said would be in the ITT core content framework and what was actually published.
In a previous post – Differentiation in the ITT core content framework (March 2016) – I described the origins of the framework and its intended focus on differentiation, including for the most able.
- The Carter review (January 2015) recommended that:
‘DfE should commission a sector body…to develop a framework of core content for ITT. We feel it is critical that a framework is developed by the sector, rather than by central government.’
An annex outlining starting points for a core framework includes:
‘Differentiation – ITT should equip teachers so they can ensure that all pupils in the class, including lower and higher achievers, should make progress and keep pace with the curriculum.’
- The government’s response (also January 2015) accepted the case…
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