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Just what is ‘evidence-based’ teaching? Or ‘research-informed’ teaching? Or ‘inquiry-led’ teaching?

Lesley Saunders.  ‘It is by virtue of being an artist that the teacher is a researcher’ (Lawrence Stenhouse): deepening the connections between research and teaching I’ve long campaigned for teaching to be a research-engaged profession, on the grounds that, as

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Children are analogue beings navigating a digital world

  Sandra Leaton Gray.  If you are a child today, you live your life almost completely in the public domain. Your baby photographs might be on Facebook before the first nappy change. By the time you start primary school, you

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Posted in ICT in education, Leadership and management, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Harold Rosen’s 50-year-old revolutionary message: children bring a wealth of culture, language and experience to the classroom

John Richmond . Harold Rosen was a leader of thought in the world of English teaching in the second half of the twentieth century. He and his colleagues forged and sustained a new understanding of the purpose and possibilities of secondary

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What kind of learning do we need to make the most of the new technological revolution?

Rose Luckin.  Learning is the key to success in the fourth industrial revolution and I was delighted to be asked to provide evidence to the Future of Work Commission at the House of Lords. It helped me to crystalize my

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Posted in Education policy, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Social pedagogy: the approach that intertwines well-being and learning

Claire Cameron.  Young people growing up in care get some of the best GCSE results of anywhere in England if they are looked after in the London Borough of Hackney. This is a remarkable turnaround for what was once a

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Posted in Childhood & early education, Evidence-based policy, Further higher and lifelong education, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment