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According to an editorial in the Guardian, “a campaign is growing around a new vision for lifelong learning.“ https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/mar/21/the-guardian-view-on-adult-education-bring-back-evening-classes We might well ask why it’s taken so long for the Guardian and others to develop such a vision, and when … Continue reading
Tagged 19th century education systems, adult education, Ashfield Valley Primary School, Austerity effects on adult learning, Covid-19 education, Driving up standards, Education Guardian, lifelong learning, National Day of Reflection, Post covid Education, Rochdale Borough Council, the Guardian
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Entering these roaring twenties the state of our health and wellbeing must be of the utmost importance to one and all. Collectively, we need to promote and value our wellbeing – particularly in our schools and our communities where age … Continue reading
Tagged 2020, 2020 vision, 3Di Associates, 3Di Associates and Wellbeing, A creative curriculum, Active Citizenship, creative education, creativity in schools, destructive emotions, gratitude, Guardian's wellbeing, helping others, Kate Corbett-Winder, managing destructive emotions, Nell Frizzell, New decade, outdoor play, the Guardian
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In this week’s Guardian there’s a damning article on the wellbeing of teachers in England. It reported that there were 3,750 cases of long-term sickness absence caused by stress last year, and that one in 83 teachers spent more than … Continue reading
Tagged 3Di Associates, Dr Mary Bousted, emotional wellbeing, Guardian Education, high pressure exams, high stakes exams, Losing teachers, Mental wellbeing, National Education Union, Stressed teachers, Teachers leaving the profession, Teachers signed off for stress, Teachers' conditions, Teachers' mental health, the Guardian
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It’s been another difficult week for Ofsted. The Guardian/Observer reported an allegation that an Academy “Superhead” knew precisely when Ofsted inspectors were due to inspect her school. This is intolerable, but it’s neither surprising nor the worst accusation ever heard … Continue reading
Tagged 3Di Associates, Accountability in education, Birmingham Trojan Horse, complaints against Ofsted, Confucius, Guardian Education, Guardian Education Hubs, high-stake exams, NUT, NUT Election 2015 Manifesto, Ofsted, Ofsted - Better inspections for all, Ofsted inspections, purpose of Ofsted, Rachel de Souza, Rotherham Sexual Abuse, the Guardian, wellbeing, Zoe Williams
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The disastrous and destructive situation in the “Trojan Horse” schools in Birmingham has been highly reported over the last few weeks. Stories of extremism, control for power, bullying, manipulation of the truth, imposition of ideologies that don’t consider the all-round … Continue reading
Tagged academies, Birmingham Schools, Ebacc, Extremism in schools, Free Schools, GCSEs, Islamic takeover, Mark Twain, Michael Gove, National Curriculum, Ofsted, Park View Birmingham, Powers of the Secretary of State for Education, Religion and politics, Secretary of State for Education, Simon Jenkins, the Guardian
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An aesthetically pleasing environment is something that’s conducive to all work, particularly in the field of creativity, and indeed education. The Guardian opened its doors to many areas of its building, and many of the participants in the weekend took … Continue reading