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Radio 4 Today, Intuition and Solving the World’s Problems.

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From time to time the Today programme on Radio 4 broadcasts an item that actually sheds light on an interesting and/or important topic, in which the two speakers who are brought on to debate the topic find they agree with … Continue reading

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The Finnish System of Education, Part Two

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As outlined in our previous post, the curriculum in Finland is continually under review – and those who review it are educational professionals, including senior teachers in schools. Changes to the basic curriculum are not subject to political or bureaucratic … Continue reading

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The London Festival of Education: 50 Shades of Grey Matter

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The thing that became increasingly obvious during this year’s London Festival of Education last Saturday is that the ‘traditionalists’ still don’t get it. After all that’s been said and done about the developmental and learning needs of children and young … Continue reading

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A Week is a Long Time in Education

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“A week is a long time in politics” – quote attributed to Harold Wilson. “It’s the economy, stupid” – quote attributed to Bill Clinton. ………………………………….. “A week is a long time in education” “It’s the standards, stupid” – 3D Eye … Continue reading

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Compass Education Conference 2014 – Part Two

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The Compass Education Conference morning session concluded with a conversation between the Chair of the Advisory Council, Dame Jane Roberts, and the Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Tristram Hunt. The conversation between Jane and Tristram began with the same … 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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