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Extreme measures

A thought-provoking article considering the Prevent strategy but also how to moderate classroom discussions on terrorism has been published in the latest Teach Secondary magazine. 85 more words

Key Stage 3

Understanding Science: activities and worksheets

Some pupils can find it difficult to grasp the concepts in the primary Science Programmes of Study. They want answers to questions such as: Why is the sky blue? 248 more words

Teaching Ideas

The future of Wales' Curriculum - Our response to 'The Great Debate'

The Great Debate was initiated in response to Successful Futures, Professor Graham Donaldson’s independent, comprehensive review of curriculum and assessment arrangements in Wales. Following the report’s publication, in February, the Minister was keen for a nationwide public debate to take place to find out if people across Wales think the report’s suggested vision and purposes of education are right for our children and young people. 48 more words


10 steps to great assessment - INFOGRAPHIC

Everything has changed in education. There is a new curriculum, new accountability measures and a new inspection focus for Ofsted on progression.

Transforming assessment in your school won’t happen overnight. 84 more words


Subject to change: here we go EBacc again

Chris Husbands.
The Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, has begun to flesh out plans to make the English Baccalaureate – English, Mathematics, Science, History or Geography and languages – … 865 more words

Chris Husbands

Michael Rosen on possessive determiners and pronouns

In the comments section of his piece in the Guardian on the Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar test Michael Rosen has been getting some flak for his way of talking about possessive determiners and pronouns: 478 more words

English Grammar

Young people, "radicalization" and schooling

from Carol Reid

The recent events in Parramatta and subsequent ‘threats’ on social media located at two south-western Sydney high schools has brought to the fore the role of schooling in developing and countering threats to social cohesion. 1,723 more words

Directions In Education