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Common Ground Symposium 2018: Core Events Teaser!

Common Ground are proud to announce the Core Events for our highly anticipated 2018 symposium, which will be held in Oxford from 4th-11th May.

The symposium will comprise a week-long programme of events spearheaded by four Core Events, outlined below. 100 more words

Founding Head of NCPE, Prof Paul Robinson, Dies in Wales - Professor Mary O'Sullivan & Dr Joanne Moles

It is with great sadness we learned that Prof Paul Robinson passed away following a brief illness on December 30, 2017 in Wales.

The Physical Education and Sport Sciences department was established initially in 1972 as the National College of Physical Education (NCPE).  1,306 more words


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


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


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