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Reaching a Tipping Point? Education 14 – 19

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Labour could ditch GCSEs within 10 years, says Tristram Hunt For several years 3Di has advocated the abolition of 16+ examinations. The first sign that something might be stirring in our national conversation about GCSEs and high stakes examinations came … Continue reading

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Compass Education Conference 2014 – Part One

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This year’s Compass Education Conference took place on Saturday 18th January at the Coin Street Community Centre. The focus of the conference  was the ongoing year-long inquiry into education that Compass and the NUT have jointly organised and sponsored. http://www.compassonline.org.uk/events/education-inquiry-conference/Continue reading

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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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