Monthly Archives: December 2015

One rule for me, another one for them

I found myself giving a wry smile to the latest from Kevin Stannard in the TES: https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/too-many-educationalists-take-unforgiving-line-all-education For years, those of us who questioned the progressive orthodoxy in education were told that there was no evidence for our views. On my PGCE … Continue reading

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Tick box teaching

“Students are frustrated at being in an era of tick box teaching.” John Dunford’s report of the remarks made by two secondary school students to the SSAT national conference will strike a chord with many. See the link below. https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/if-we-want-our-students-have-a-rich-and-balanced-education-teachersContinue reading

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