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Why are girls in the UK doing so much less well than boys in school science?

Michael Reiss

An education report from the OECD is nowadays nearly always big news, and today’s on Gender Equality in Education is no exception. Gender has always been important in education. 714 more words

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum & Assessment

Science and mathematics education for 2030: vision or dream?

Michael J Reiss

After three years of work and nine commissioned reports, the Royal Society has published its vision for science and mathematics education. It may not push Luis Suarez or Andy Coulson off the front pages but this is a most impressive document that deserves to have a major and long-lasting impact on UK science and mathematics education policy. 395 more words

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum & Assessment

Newsnight tonight

In one hour and twenty minutes from now, an episode of BBC Newsnight featuring me will go to air. It will talk about ACE schools in the UK, and it also has interviews with Professor Michael Reiss, and Paul Medlock from… 88 more words

Accelerated Christian Education

Book Review: Twelve Nation-The Book of Epoch by Michael Reiss and Walter Timoshenko

The Twitter-verse is one I’m still learning about.  I guess I underestimate how easily you can search up someone there or connect with other similar bloggers because when a new follower, Michael Reiss sent me a direct message asking if I’d like to review his novel, I was thinking if this was a joke. 496 more words


How Science Works (UK curriculum)

The phrase ‘How science works’ (HSW) was introduced into the national curriculum in 2006, making an appearance in the revision of key stage 4. The national curriculum was revisited for key sage 3 in 2008 and the term ‘How Science Works’ was again introduced also. 243 more words


The National Curriculum: what’s the point of it all?

 Michael J Reiss and John White

After Michael Gove’s announcement last week that English Baccalaureate Certificates (EBCs) have been abandoned and that GCSEs will carry on, some might assume that the debate about the school curriculum has, temporarily at least, gone away. 585 more words

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum & Assessment

Richard Dawkins and Accelerated Christian Education

In part 2 of Richard Dawkins’ 2006 documentary The Root of All Evil, Dawkins visits Phoenix Acadamy, an ACE school in London, and interviews its head teacher, … 1,900 more words