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Episode 61 – Exodus – Movement of Jah Leaders

Michael Rosen’s open letter to Mr G. -worth a read: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/feb/06/michael-rosen-gove-curriculum-schools “Headteachers fear exodus after inspector’s attack” Story by Richard Garner in The Independent http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/headteachers-fear-exodus-after-inspectors-attack-6579523.html The Scotsman 7th Feb 2012 “Bullying claims Rock Scots Schools Watchdog” Hurrah for Princes Charles as he tells headteachers to teach the ‘whole person’, not just the academic side – […]

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Episode 37 Gove on the game

Super Gove or Super Mario? Some plaudits for Gove this week, although hang on we can’t go overboard, as he sees a computer game for maths and praises its potential, while game developers roll their eyes at his missing the bigger picture: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/gamesblog/2011/jul/05/michael-gove-games-education Institute of Education research on what it takes for disadvantaged children to […]

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Episode 35 Fool! Britannia!

Image from Oast House Archive In the week Gove gets his Newton and his laws of thermodynamics mixed up, an exam board produces an unanswerable physics A-level question.  Not the first exam cock-up of the season.  Does this have anything to do with privatised exam boards competing for business? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-13877718 The exam system lights Matthew’s […]

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WELLBEING (OR WELL-BEING?) SOME POLICY & RESEARCH SUMMARISED

WELLBEING (WELL-BEING?)  RESILIENCE AND CAPABILITY In Episode 28, Jay and I talked about wellbeing and I promised to blog with some research references.  So here you go- this is especially for all those North of the Border who doubted my blogging prowess! (I’ll test them on it later so that they can challenge their new […]

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