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Thursday 6th March is “World Book Day”. In fact, it’s not World Book Day – it’s UK World Book Day. The rest of the world celebrates on the 23rd April. In Britain, the earlier date was chosen to avoid Easter … Continue reading
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The wonderful BBC programme on family life – “Outnumbered” – this week gave us a particularly brilliant set of scenes featuring the head teacher of the secondary school that daughter Karen attends, and the young girl herself. If you’ve missed … Continue reading
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A brief post today with a few observations on the subject of multiple intelligences in the context of this week’s “Horizon” science documentary on BBC2 – “How You Really Make Decisions”. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/tv-and-radio-reviews/10658646/Horizon-How-You-Really-Make-Decisions-review.html The BBC’s website blurb says this http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03wyr3c Horizon … Continue reading
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If you missed it last night on Radio 4 you can listen to it on the BBC website – “My Teacher Is An App – The Classroom of the Future” http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03w7c6s The essential premises of this programme are: The way … Continue reading
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Ed Miliband has an article in todays’ Guardian that looks forward to his Hugo Young lecture this evening. This could be another important step forward for Ed and for his party. Let’s hope it’s a step in the right direction. … Continue reading
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Another week, another opportunity for Michael ‘Marmite’ Gove to create headlines. Love him or loathe him we can hardly ignore him. https://3diassociates.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/gove-versus-the-real-issues-in-education/ Radio 4’s ‘Week In Westminster‘ reviewed Gove’s Progress this week by setting up a discussion with two former … Continue reading
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