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Primary Computing Scheme - 10 ways our new version could help your school.

As the beginning of the 2017/18 school fast approaches, Herts for Learning is happy to be releasing its newest version of our popular Primary Computing Scheme… 860 more words


Will anything but a boycott stop the tests?

The Reclaiming Schools network has played a significant role in exposing the damage caused by high-stakes testing, including our pamphlet ‘The Mismeasurement of Learning… 1,703 more words

Accountability Pressures

New guidance on improving access for all

Helping people live healthier and more fulfilled lives is a cornerstone of our work, as described in our recently published Well Being Objectives.

In order to make this a reality for a wider range of our customers and the people of Wales, we have developed some new guidance for land managers on the principles of least restrictive access to the outdoors. 808 more words


Education in the United Kingdom: Key Facts

An introduction to the key features of the UK education system, including details of the Department for Education, OFSTED, key stages, exams, the National Curriculum, and some straightforward definitions of the different types of school in the UK. 1,013 more words


A lesson from Sergeant Pepper

A comment on creativity and the curriculum by Dr Pam Jarvis, Reader in Childhood, Youth and Education, Leeds Trinity University

A few nights ago whilst nodding on the sofa, I was abruptly awoken by the BBC documentary… 1,064 more words

Accountability Pressures

What's the point?

My Year 7 class had something of a revelation this week.

We have just started looking at coasts and coastal processes and spent the lesson learning about different types of erosion. 656 more words


Civil War, Colonisation and Taught History

One may wonder who within the Nigerian Ministry of Education removed History as a subject from the national academic curriculum several years ago. Many have claimed that it was removed to hide the ‘darkness of the Civil War’ and to quell potential tensions. 769 more words

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