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Be a success

This video has had over 4 million views on You Tube. The construction of the video, so that it has an impact, is worth paying attention to. 87 more words

Personal And Social Capability

Curriculum is Politics (Revisited)

The National Curriculum of England, Wales and Ireland (EWI).

Curriculum has always been influenced by the politics of the day, and the need for standardization in education has been expressed historically and globally, examples include… 822 more words

Curriculum Theory

On Education

I first decided to follow a career in museums while training to be a school teacher, so thought it would make sense to write first about some of the experiences I’ve had from a teacher’s perspective around working with museums! 567 more words

Arts And Crafts

The futility of reading assessments

I’m currently about halfway through marking some reading assessments (procrastination is a wonderful thing!) against the marking criteria that my school has decided upon in response to the lack of levels.  287 more words


The biggest school leadership questions of 2014

What a difference a term makes. In September we looked back over the 2013/14 academic year, and saw that the list of most-viewed articles on our school leader website was dominated by questions related to Ofsted. 282 more words

Key Trends

Do You Have to Follow a Curriculum?

Short answer: No.

Under UK law home educating families do not have to follow the National Curriculum (NC)(neither do academies, or private schools), leaving them completely free to follow their child’s individual interests and strengths.  272 more words

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