Our group has collated 24 articles about competitiveness and underachievement of gifted learners, and the effects of pressure of parents on them. We’ve found out that competitions give negative and positive effects on gifted learners. 396 more words
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Last week the Guardian published an article identifying the economic costs of current underachievement in school. The research, based on work undertaken by the OECD, found that the UK economy could be boosted by ‘billions of pounds a year’ if underachievement amongst youngsters at schools was reduced. 189 more words
Last week the staff at Upton shared their good practice through the medium of speed dating. Thanks to the excellent PowerPoint provided by the teacher tool kit ( 5,488 more words
On 11 February the Education Scrutiny Committee held a one hour discussion on the achievement of white British boys on FSM, based on a report of Birmingham data1 and two presentations from headteachers. 1,441 more words
Do we have fixed intelligence and ability?
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