Tag Archives: Poverty

The Rights, Lefts and Wrongs of Education

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Education is powerful. Education is political. It has to be.  It can enable us to tackle inequalities or it can perpetuate injustice. It can inspire children to learn or it can stultify their enjoyment of learning for life. Education can … Continue reading

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An Autumn Tale of Two Cities

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It’s been an interesting week. . . . The final few days of autumn, and the last of the leaves to fall. . . . The ever-present mobile phone means there’s always a camera to hand, wherever we go. . … Continue reading

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Using the Pupil Premium

So what is the pupil premium, and how should it be used? “The schools minister David Laws has admitted that the use of funds allocated under the government’s £1.25bn flagship “pupil premium” policy is “not good enough” after the education … Continue reading

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Children, Poverty, Wellbeing and Learning

As a teacher and an educator your first concern is with the wellbeing of the children. How can they learn if they’re tired, frightened, upset, ill, anxious, distracted or hungry? We often talk about the need to listen very carefully … Continue reading

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