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London Festival of Education puts a spotlight on children’s well-being and mental health

Vivian Hill Last week, the Duchess of Cambridge launched the first children’s mental health week on behalf of Place2Be, a children’s mental health charity. The message was clear, mental health challenges are not a sign of weakness but a normative

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Posted in Childhood & early education, Special educational needs and psychology, Teachers and teaching assistants

Come to the London Festival of Education, where serendipity knocks

Karen Edge Education systems innovate. They can’t seem to stop. Tweaks in practice and radical policy overhauls have been too numerous to count. Innovations often pass too quickly for their subtle and sustained influences on the system, schools and students

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Posted in Education policy, Further higher and lifelong education, Social sciences and social policy

London Festival of Education: vibrant, unpredictable, so much more exciting than golf

Chris Husbands I remember an occasion early in my teaching career when I went to try to see my headteacher at the end of a school day. His secretary (there were no PAs in those days) told me that he

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Posted in Education policy, ICT in education, Leadership and management, Schools, Teachers and teaching assistants, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

London calling: join the Festival of Education

Chris Husbands London is one of the most vibrant, diverse and innovative cities in the world -for education as it is for so many other things. With 42 universities, 400 secondary schools and 3,000 primaries, where the students and pupils

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Posted in Chris Husbands, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment
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