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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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Rethinking Education – Yet Again.

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Fair play to whoever is producing or editing the BBC’s “Rethink” series on BBC radio, and managed to insert an item on education into the Radio 4 Today programme this week. This is a series that asks what changes we … Continue reading

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Learning for Living, and some NEET Ideas.

Teachers: what exactly do you teach? Do you teach ‘subjects’, or do you teach children? What made you become a teacher? Was it because you’re interested in maths, science, English, geography, whatever . . . or because you’re interested in … Continue reading

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