Curriculum

It is necessary to first read this article . What follows is an explanation of the top five most effective teaching interventions according to the... Read more
Yesterday, the Guardian published an excellent piece by journalist John Harris on the death of creativity and enjoyment of learning our state school... Read more
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09.02.16 by
My book, ‘ Learning Matters ‘, makes the case for a developmental approach to education. It is based on the idea that attainment, in all its forms... Read more
There’s a telling comment by James (now Lord) O’Shaughnessy in Changing Schools: Perspectives on Five Years of Education Reform (edited by Robert... Read more
‘Why on earth, I ask myself, would an organisation which is geared towards improving educational outcomes profile a struggling school with... Read more
Thank you, I am delighted to be here. This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of the four founders of... Read more
The launch last week of LSN’s first book The Truth About Our Schools at Goldsmiths, University of London, covered in detail here , provided a good... Read more
This is a free + interactive eCourse covering the content of the Politics in Education Summit . With 5 emails over 5 days we’ll learn how to recast... Read more
Once upon a time schools complained of ‘whiplash’ when working under Michael Gove, wrote Laura McInerney in her School Weeks’ editorial (15 January... Read more
When the Prime Minister made his ‘ major announcement ’ on 11 January that the Government would provide over £1b for the National Citizen Service... Read more
My daughter is in Year 11 at a non-selective school in Kent. She will take her GCSEs this year and is working incredible hard with her revision. She... Read more
The Justice Select Committee has rebuked the Minister of Justice, Michael Gove, Education Secretary during most of the last Parliament, for... Read more
Henry Stewart has exposed the serious shortcomings of the latest Department for Education (DfE) proposals in his post on Local Schools Network. The... Read more
How does a famous columnist even have the gall to suggest that ‘as a start in life ( going to a comprehensive) …is right up there with dying at the... Read more
The last Labour government ‘let down young people, as PISA showed us that between 2000 and 2009 the UK fell further and further behind the countries... Read more
I’ve rolled my eyes many times over pontificating politicians confusing ‘systematic’ and ‘synthetic’ when discussing phonics. But it’s more serious... Read more
Children should learn ‘fundamental, abstract mathematics’ such as Pythagoras’s theorem, schools minister Nick Gibb told the Schools Week/FE Week*... Read more
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