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Does your family make you smarter? by James Flynn Book Review by Roger Titcombe James Flynn is an internationally respected, towering figure in the... Read more
This is a summary version of the full article which you can read here Although this could be one my most important articles in relation to improving... Read more
Readers of this blog will have heard of the "Panama Papers." This huge leak of documents from the Panama law firm Mossach Fonseca has disclosed a... Read more
This is pointed out in an important Guardian/Observer article . My central argument, supported by data from real school case studies set out in my... Read more
This is at the core of any discussion about the purpose and nature of schooling. There are many clichés in ‘edu-speak’. A very common one is that... Read more
The cognitive development of individual pupils should become the key objective of the primary and secondary school curriculum and there should be no... Read more
In 1958, after being on the council housing list since the end of the war, my parents were offered a two bedroom flat in a new tower block on a huge... Read more
Social mobility, or rather evidence of the increasing lack of it, is rarely out of the news. In my book, ‘ Learning Matters ‘ I argue that, ‘there is... Read more
I have just read a book by Matthew Syed entitled ‘ Black Box Thinking ‘ (2015), John Murray. Despite the title, it is about, learning from mistakes... Read more
I have just read a book by Matthew Syed entitled ‘ Black Box Thinking ‘ (2015), John Murray. Despite the title, it is about, learning from mistakes... Read more