Teaching

It’s vital to fight fake news, education secretary Damian Hinds said in a recent press release .

He’s...

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Transcripts on government websites of speeches by politicians and officials are usually accompanied by the speaker’s mugshot. But this wasn’t the...

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Why are increasing numbers of children being physically restrained in mainstream and special schools?

On 25 February 2019 TES carried a...

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Should there be a rule preventing MPs from repeating questions that have already been adressed many times in the current...

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You can read Part 1 ‘The role of religion’ here .

The first important step is to point out the difference between the state and the...

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Doug McAvoy NUT general secretary from 1989 to 2004, died on May 12, aged 80.

The Times obituary,...

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Calls for the government to back down on the EBacc are likely to increase following a decision by the Russell Group universities...

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The government’s curriculum programme trials have raised serious questions about the timing of the pilots, their scale, links...

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‘…there is no evidence from the attainment data that these [exam] reforms helped lower-attaining pupils,’ concludes Education Datalab in its...

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‘The parents screamed and swore at me,’ says a Sunday Times headline for an article explaining why the ‘visionary head’ of...

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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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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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