Monthly Archives: May 2014

Losing the teacher supply battle

Originally posted on John Howson:
This time last year I raised the question of whether we would recruit enough trainees to become teachers in 2014, in a post dated 1st June 2013, and headed ‘Missing the Target is a Known’.…

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Froch-Groves, boxing and education

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Things Behind the Sun: That’s Rich

I remember this image from my School days.  It’s certainly quite powerful.  Given the likely scale of the 100th anniversary celebrations (books, magazine articles, newspaper columns, historical dramas, things starring Benedict Cumberbatch, programmes beginning ‘The Real…’ on Channel 5), it … Continue reading

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TDRE Boss Blog: My Plantar Fibromatosis & Work

I recently did an interview for my Ledderhose and Plantar Fibroma support group and it reminded me of a popular post of Ross’ about The #GuiltyTeacher. His post was inspired by Mr Steer on Educating Yorkshire and discussed some of … Continue reading

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Inspiration: the ‘I’s have it | Outstanding Careers

This blog is a guest blog from Johnny Rich of Push, one of the many organisations that deliver activities that can contribute to the delivery of a solid framework for careers as stipulated in the new statutory duty. He gives … Continue reading

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THE  SELF –IMPROVING SCHOOL SYSTEM-WHERE DO WE NOW STAND?

Originally posted on Montrose42 Blog:
? Where do we stand? Comment Education debates in this country are often lively and mostly polarised. The media thrives on, and to a great extent needs, robust argument and adversarial comment but has less…

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Conor’s Commentary: Cultural capital in the core curriculum

In my latest Sutton Trust blog, I argue that there are important social mobility implications surrounding what children study in the core curriculum, in the wake of the Of Mice and Men Twitter storm. Of Mice and Men may not … Continue reading

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