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Andreas Schleicher’s Very Special Education

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Andreas Schleicher works out of the OECD in Paris, and is best known for the the Programme for International Student…

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‘Gove’s academies: 1980s idea rebranded?’ by Mike Baker

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Lessons from London Schools, Self-Promotion and the Myth of Education Research

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‘You are to be in all things regulated and governed,’ said the gentleman, ‘by fact.’

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‘In this life, we want nothing but Facts, sir; nothing but Facts!’

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When is a teacher unqualified, @TristramHuntMP?

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Lessons from London Schools, Self-Promotion and the Myth of Education Research

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When is a teacher unqualified, @TristramHuntMP?

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The Real Problem is “The Snob”, Not “The Blob”, Mr. Gove.

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4 Reasons Why Teach First Might Be A Good Idea (& 22 Reasons Why It Might Not)

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A Teach First Primer: The American Experience

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US & UK Education Privatisation: The Differences

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TEDGlobal 2012 - June 25 - 29, 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

Andreas Schleicher’s Very Special Education

Andreas Schleicher works out of the OECD in Paris, and is best known for the the Programme for...

Jun 28 2015 / Comments Off on Andreas Schleicher’s Very Special Education / Read More »
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Lessons from London Schools, Self-Promotion and the Myth of Education Research

We were a little undecided as to whether or not to write this post because of the youthfulness...

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Andreas Schleicher’s Very Special Education

TEDGlobal 2012 - June 25 - 29, 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

Andreas Schleicher works out of the OECD in Paris, and is best known for the the Programme for...

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John Dewey on the “Commercialised” Use of Applied Science

“It is an incident of human history, and a rather appalling incident, that applied science has been so...

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‘In this life, we want nothing but Facts, sir; nothing but Facts!’

This year is the 160th anniversary of the publication of Charles Dickens’ Hard Times, and it remains as...

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Does the UK Economy really need ‘10,000 extra science graduates’?

The Royal Academy of Engineering report, Jobs and Growth: the Importance of Engineering Skills to the UK Economy,...

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Teach First Public Relations Week

Good to see that the ‘charity’ known as Teach First is hard at work. Now that they’ve got...

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Only literacy test scores ‘fall short’

“Ofsted inspectors say literacy standards ‘fall short'”, the Beeb reports. This simply isn’t true. What has really fallen...

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Admissions Statistics Don’t Show There Are Too Few Good Schools

Yet more creative reading of official statistics by a UK government minister. More than 79,000 children missed out...

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Schools And Teachers Can Help Spot The Signs

Nearly one in five secondary school children in the UK have been severely abused or neglected during childhood,...

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A Primate’s Education

ORANGUTAN REHABILITATION Baby School Newly arrived infants and very young orangutans spend the day in a forested nursery...

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TEDGlobal 2012 - June 25 - 29, 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

Andreas Schleicher’s Very Special Education

Andreas Schleicher works out of the OECD in Paris, and is best known for the the Programme for...

Jun 28 2015 / Comments Off on Andreas Schleicher’s Very Special Education / Read More »

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