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Creativity not Competition

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We’d intended to comment on an article in the Observer about the demise of creativity in the UK, particularly the impact of the EBacc on the Arts in education and how that might affect the general Arts scene of the … Continue reading

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Creative Schools: “We need to call time on exam-factory education”

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“The shadow secretary of state salutes Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica‚Äôs powerful manifesto which opposes standardised testing and calls for a more inspirational approach to teaching” – The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/apr/23/creative-schools-revolutionising-education-from-the-ground-up-ken-robinson-lou-aronica-review This post is a 3Di review of a book review. … Continue reading

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Wellbeing and Education – Past. Present. Future.

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At the beginning of the 20th Century, there was a focus on literacy for all. At the beginning of the 21st Century, there has been a focus on wellbeing for all. How far have we actually gone in achieving universal … Continue reading

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An Education Inquiry – and a Debate?

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Regular readers of 3D Eye will have noticed our enthusiasm for the inquiry into education that Compass and the NUT launched last week. We fully support Compass’s aim to build a coalition of opinion on all matters concerning education, schools, … Continue reading

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SPAG Day – Part One

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It’s finally arrived – the week of the SPaG tests – spelling, punctuation and grammar. Thanks to the Internet we’ve all been able to read some excellent blogs and articles which explain in great detail the pointlessness and dangers of … Continue reading

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Compass Education: Radical Approaches to Education Conference – Part Two

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Following the thought-provoking keynote speeches that we outlined in our previous post about this conference, there were a range of workshops to choose from. Education is an extensive subject and the workshops reflected that, despite the fact that an afternoon … Continue reading

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Arts and Education

Some years ago a young man from Sierra Leone started work at my school as a cleaner. A cheerful chap, he wandered into my classroom asking me politely if it was okay to start hoovering the carpet even though I … Continue reading

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