Open House London: Part One

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Last weekend – like many other people in London – we enjoyed Open House Weekend. For those unfamiliar with this event, it’s a dedicated weekend in September when hundreds of buildings are open for all to visit and enjoy. http://www.openhouselondon.org.uk/Continue reading

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“The Bakers rose through education” – Reflections on “Reflections”

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“The Bakers rose through education. They thought education is the most important thing in life” – Kenneth Baker “Baker Days” were/are the days set aside for teachers’ in-service professional training. This week, thanks to BBC Radio 4, we learned something … Continue reading

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GCSE results day – and consequences for heads

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It’s GCSE results day and we’d like to add our congratulations and best wishes for those who are pleased with their results – and express our sympathy for those who are less happy. Please remember these results are NOT the … Continue reading

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The Olympics and Life: Applauding Winners and “Losers”

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Where there are winners there are also losers. Is this really what humankind is all about? Last Saturday a young man by the name of Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah – ‘Mo’ to the majority of the world’s population – ran … Continue reading

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#Dear Justine: Helpful Hints – Part Two

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Here are some more thoughts from Twitter on what ought to be the priorities for the new Secretary of State for Education – Justine Greening. (See also our previous compilation of tweets using hashtag – #DearJustine.) https://3diassociates.wordpress.com/2016/07/15/dear-justine-helpful-hints-part-one/ As we said … Continue reading

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#Dear Justine: Helpful Hints – Part One

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With a new Secretary of State for Education comes a new hashtag – a polite “Dear Justine”, offering helpful advice and urgent pleas from teachers, educators and parents to Justine Greening. (Thanks to @TES for the suggestion of #DearJustine). It’s encouraging to … Continue reading

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