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Knowledge, the Curriculum and the Substance of Education

A joint pamphlet has just been published by ASCL and Parents and Teachers for Excellence (PTE)- The Question of Knowledge- practicalities of a knowledge-based curriculum’. It reiterates just  how important the curriculum is , and how it is increasingly  seen as central to education reforms, reinforced by  the backdrop of recent speeches and commentaries from Ofsteds Amanda  Spielman, in  which she has made  it clear how much she rates the importance of  the curriculum –“One of the areas that I think we sometimes lose sight of is the real substance of education. 629 more words

Education Reform

Review: Towards a Decolonised Curriculum Panel Discussion

By Naomi Packer.

Sitting in the audience of this panel the first thing that strikes me is that everyone on it is female. Furthermore, the majority are women of colour. 1,297 more words

Events

Wellbeing a new focus in Irish Second Level Schools - Mary O'Sullivan

As part of the new Junior Cycle, students will be experiencing a new learning area called Wellbeing.  This builds on the work schools are doing in supporting students’ wellbeing and is now a fundamental principle of junior cycle education.  673 more words

Opinion

The strangulation of Media Studies

With only a couple of specifications awaiting final approval, the government’s reform of the examination system in England and Wales has now almost concluded. So where do the reforms leave Media Studies? 833 more words

Media Education