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PISA: England’s schools segregate by ability more than almost every other country in the world

Comparing rates of setting and grouping by ability to those of other nations

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How well do we measure teacher workload?

New research on the amount of time teachers spend on teaching and non-teaching activities

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Seven key findings about teachers’ working hours

New research on the amount of time teachers spend on teaching and non-teaching activities

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Schooling for refugee children: how MOOCs support teachers in the world’s most challenging situations

Diana Laurillard and Eileen Kennedy, UCL Knowledge Lab More than half the world’s refugees are children. Most of these children will spend their whole childhood away from home, with little access to education. In the context of the Syrian crisis

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Despite the government’s best efforts, there has yet to be any reduction in teachers’ workloads

John Jerrim. Five years ago, when results from the TALIS 2013 survey were released, there was one thing that particularly caught the attention of education policymakers, unions and school leaders – teacher workload. This study revealed how lower-secondary teachers in

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