Tag Archives: employment

“They don’t know what they’re good at”

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This may be a good time to think about the human qualities that drive people to act in ways that are altruistic, charitable, loving, philanthropic and show concern for humanity and social justice. Why do some people appear to be … Continue reading

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The Importance of “Soft Skills”: A BCC Manifesto on Skills and Employment

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In recent posts we’ve reflected on the Compass Education conference and the “Making Education Work” report from Sir Roy Anderson and Pearson Education. We’ve also referred to the British Chambers of Commerce’s “Skills and Employment” manifesto. A link to this … Continue reading

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Dear Sir Michael

Dear Sir Michael Wilshaw, As teachers and educationalists we are wholly committed to the improvement of teaching and learning for our children and young people. To that effect we advocate a logical and workable system based on a multi-intelligences approach … Continue reading

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Discovering Talents and Tackling Class Prejudice

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This blog is not about school exclusions, although readers might want to consider this story in today’s Guardian as background to what follows: Headteachers admit illegally excluding pupils Pupils were informally excluded for months or coerced into changing schools, children’s … Continue reading

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