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UK: Educators highlight need to tackle sexual harassment and violence in schools

This article first appeared on Education International on 30 November 2016. 

Education unions in the UK have strongly reasserted the need to bring an end to sexual bullying and harassment and refocus efforts to train teachers on sexual harassment and violence awareness. 391 more words

Why schools should not teach general critical-thinking skills – Carl Hendrick | Ideas

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Specialised skills; air traffic control. Photo courtesy US Navy/Flickr

is head of learning and research at Wellington College in Berkshire. He is also an English teacher completing a PhD in English education at King’s College London. 1,139 more words

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Book Review: The Mouse that Cancelled Christmas

The Mouse That Cancelled Christmas Madeleine Cook and Samara Hardy Oxford University Press This is certainly a Christmas story with a difference: the story of Mouse for whom Christmas means danger, danger because, as a baby, he’d been biffed on the head by a flying bauble.

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Eagles need a better mindset to start games

Far too often this season the Philadelphia Eagles have gotten off to a slow start. When that happens, it snowballs and impacts many aspects of the game. 304 more words

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Do School Boards Affect Student Achievement?

Public education in Canada has much to be happy about given the recently announced 2015 PISA results. Overall, Canadian students ranked among the world’s very best in reading, science and math. 493 more words

School Boards

Schools continue to close in Baltimore...

   Recently the CEO of Baltimore schools declared that Renaissance High School would close. Baltimore has been suffering with school closure for the past few years as the implementation of the 21st century plan to improve school buildings gets put into practice. 1,027 more words

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