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Some thoughts on science, problem solving and the reinvention of our system of education

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Heard on Radio 4’s Start The Week this week: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000tcnk A very interesting thought to begin this or indeed any week! One that teachers might put to their students. What are the most important problems currently affecting our daily lives? … Continue reading

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Ofsted Controversies: What To Do Next?

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It’s been another difficult week for Ofsted. The Guardian/Observer reported an allegation that an Academy “Superhead” knew precisely when Ofsted inspectors were due to inspect her school. This is intolerable, but it’s neither surprising nor the worst accusation ever heard … Continue reading

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The Teaching of History: The Debate Continues.

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“Study the past if you would define the future” – Confucius History is debatable. As Mark Twain, amongst others, said “The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.” It is open to interpretation. As Napoleon Bonaparte … Continue reading

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