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
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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
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
Common Ground is delighted to introduce our keynote speaker, Professor Karma Nabulsi. 445 more words