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#KidsStrike3rdMay – Let Kids Be Kids

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We can’t let #KidsStrike3rdMay go by without publishing a blog post on this superb intiative that’s put high stakes tests back on England’s national agenda. “Sats are making learning nit-picky and joyless “: One parent’s open letter explaining why she … Continue reading

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Children in Distress: The NUT/Hutchings “Exam Factories?” Report

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If we can judge a nation by the way it treats its children, and by the overall wellbeing of its children, then please consider the following evidence from the NUT in today’s Guardian and elsewhere: http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/jul/04/children-exams-teachers-school-anxiety-nut Children ‘in complete meltdown’ … Continue reading

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Further Conclusions from Hadow – Understanding the School as a Society of Learners

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This is Part 3 of our series of posts on the Hadow Report and its contribution to the history of education. http://www.educationengland.org.uk/documents/hadow1931/hadow1931.html On reading these further extracts from the Introduction to the 1931 Hadow report on Primary education our readers … Continue reading

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“Making Education Work” – for individuals, society and business

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Please take a few minutes to read our summary of the executive summary of this important new report. http://uk.pearson.com/content/dam/ped/pei/uk/pearson-uk/Campaigns/making-education-work/making-education-work-online-pdf-report.pdf Making Education Work A report from an Independent Advisory Group chaired by Professor Sir Roy Anderson 3Di’s Response – some initial … Continue reading

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