Teaching

The following are my personal views arising from Greta’s words .

On climate change

Like Greta, I am with David Attenborough and...

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The Harris Federation entered hundreds of native English speakers into an exam designed for speakers of English as a second...

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15.04.19 by

When this question is asked by a politician, an unsolicited social media post, or someone selling you something, it is always wise to think about...

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‘ Outsourcing has been hit by a string of recent failures, but that does not mean that outsourcing has failed. Labour should...

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Young people are right to care about the future. But marching while skipping school is only one, and not necessarily the most...

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Probably the most important short statement ever made about teaching and learning is this from Vygotsky.

As we know from...

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Death by a thousand cuts is a lingering loss of life by a thousand small slices. It could easily be a metaphor for the school...

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The values of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust are ‘clear, explicit and shared across the trust’, Ofsted wrote in its second...

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'We [the Treasury] were able to increase the education budget by £1.3 billion last year... ', the Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss told...

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School refusal, school exclusions, self harm, drug culture, gang violence, social media and child suicides all appear to be linked, but...

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‘Inspirational and dedicated strategic leadership’ is provided by the chief executive officer, Dr Jennifer Blunden, at Truro and...

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The value of metacogition has been recognised by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and followers can sign up to receive a ten...

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Schools Minister Nick Gibb has a new enemy in his sites: ‘futurologists’.

Futurologists attempt to...

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The purpose of schools is to fill the heads of children with knowledge. Who could argue with that? It’s obvious right?

‘Self...

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What should schools concentrate on? Building confidence? Encouraging ‘grit’ and resilience? Developing ‘character’? Focusing on...

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GCSEs and A levels should be replaced with graduation at 18, Robert Halfon, chair of the Education Select Committee, is expected...

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This was the subject of the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ programme broadcast on 4 February 2019.

As the number of children leaving...

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What a difference a word makes. The accepted truth since 2010 is that results in the three-yearly OECD PISA tests for England...

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