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What is schooling for in the age of AI?

IOE Events. Although estimates of the impact of automation on the labour market vary widely, it is generally agreed that the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, and especially the advance of AI, is set to transform how we live and work. The

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Posted in Education policy, IOE debates, Schools, Uncategorized

Yes Ministry: writing project gives creativity a boost

Dominic Wyse If you agree that the Primary National Curriculum for English is too complex and over-loaded with detail, try a little experiment. See what happens when you take the 2014 Music Curriculum and adapt it appropriately. My team and

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Posted in Arts in education, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Autistic people are more creative than you might think

Anna Remington. Autism is commonly, if mistakenly, associated more with logical thinking than creative expression. But new research suggests we might need to rethink our views on creativity and autism. The criteria we use to diagnose autism have long made

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Posted in Special educational needs and psychology

Why learning stand-up comedy is no joke

Louise Stoll Have you heard the one about the professor who did a stand-up comedy course? Well, if you haven’t before, you have now. And if you’re thinking, “why would anyone in their right mind do that?” that’s just what

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Posted in Leadership and management

The primary English curriculum: command of language or language of command?

Dominic Wyse Primary children should develop a “love of literature through widespread reading for enjoyment”, according to the Government’s proposed new English curriculum. I couldn’t agree more. An early introduction to the wonderful range of children’s books will enrich their

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Posted in Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment
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