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Graham Stoop: get on with it, do your dirty work

The Herald article was headed ‘Let’s help teachers help our kids’.

Yuck!

Teachers are not properly represented on EDUCANZ (or anywhere), and here is this individual condescendingly saying ‘Let’s help teachers help our kids.’ 611 more words

Education Policy

Free schools and computing skills

Ben Williamson

On 5 February Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, announced plans to open two new free schools that will focus specifically on computer programming skills. 1,998 more words

Direct Instruction: The Great Equaliser

Clever people are good at identifying patterns. That’s why aptitude tests always include exercises in pattern spotting. Whatever the pattern might be, the sharper people are more likely to spot it with less need to have it explained to them. 442 more words

Teaching

Surprisingly neoliberal: the SNP's approach to further education

I was scrolling through twitter the other day and I saw this image, tweeted by the Scottish Labour Party:

I’m never impressed when political parties use social media for point-scoring and slagging each other off. 1,226 more words

Education In General

A level minority report: Dance, Music, Philosophy.

I start from a belief that Dance, Music and Philosophy are wonderful A level subjects which should be accessible to sixth form students not too far from where they live as part of a broad educational offer. 685 more words

Education

Parents can now access grant for kids at BMO

Parents can now apply for the $1,200 B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant at BMO as well as at 350 credit unions in the province. 108 more words

B.C. Education Report