An Inclusive Education

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Concerns about the wellbeing of our education system persist regardless of the Easter break. Following a meeting in the House of Commons earlier this month, a letter appeared in the Guardian calling for a “change of direction” for our schools. … Continue reading

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Intimate Worlds: Exhibition for Sex and Relationships Education

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If you find yourself in Devon during the Easter holidays then you might like to visit the “Intimate Worlds” exhibition that is currently taking place at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery (RAMM) in Exeter. Better still, even … Continue reading

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Free Schools, Regional Commissioners and a Mess.

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So, who has been leaking documents from the Department for Education, and more importantly – why? Perhaps, like so many of us who have worked in education for decades, this person can no longer tolerate the damage done to the … Continue reading

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Sir Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted and Early Years Education

To say that we’re aggrieved by Sir Michael’s latest statement that all children should have “structured” learning in school from the age of 2 is an understatement. And to think that he’s insistent that Ofsted is politically independent of the … Continue reading

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3D Eye’s 500th Post: The Key is Education

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This our 500th post on this blog. Our thanks to everyone who has read (and commented on) our posts, and we look forward to hearing more from you in the future. We’re passionate about education. There’s so much that needs … Continue reading

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OECD: PISA on Problem-Solving

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OECD has released the results of the first PISA assessment of creative problem solving this week. 85,000 students from 44 countries did a computer-based test to identify whether they could transfer their knowledge into solving real-life problems. http://www.oecd.org/education/singapore-and-korea-top-first-oecd-pisa-problem-solving-test.htm There’s some … Continue reading

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