This is what I think

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In the spirit of clarity, here’s a list of some of the things I think about education:

  • Getting behaviour right is the top priority for schools; when that’s cracked everything else will be possible. Until it’s cracked, nothing will work well.
  • If children behave badly in your lesson, it’s not your fault. Although it is your responsibility.
  • Students should enjoy learning, but enjoyment should not be our aim.
  • If I’m any yardstick, we are often wrong about what’s right: to err is human. We must be ever vigilant of our extraordinary capacity for self-deception.
  • Any policy predicated on the belief or expectation that teachers can or should work harder will fail.

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