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Gavin Gradgrind

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It’s been reported that Gavin Williamson told a private Tory 1922 Committee meeting he plans to make children face the front of the classroom since this is a “good traditional teaching method” and a “commonsense approach to teaching”. Clearly it’s … Continue reading

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Education Done To, For, or With Students?

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Teachers caution student writers to avoid cliches like the plague, but many cliches harbor enduring truths. Rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic is an apt characterization of the rush to adopt…

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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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Kinokuni; – Privilege, Humility and Respect

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We frequently use words in our language that have lost something important through over-use. When one hears the word ‘privilege’ we tend to think of over-indulged people living a life in which they are not constrained by monetary factors or … Continue reading

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