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How risky is it to be a child?

  Sandra Leaton Gray.  Look at the website of any contemporary newspaper, and you would be forgiven for thinking that childhood was a very dangerous time of life. On rolling news services we see stories about things like toddlers being

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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

Let’s replace our Fortnum’s v Walmart system with a John Lewis model of schooling

Sandra Leaton Gray Last week, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published an analysis of fair opportunities for pupils (PDF). Andreas Schleicher, its Special Adviser for Education, has said that social division represents a long term issue for the

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