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TIMSS 2015: do teachers and leaders in England face greater challenges than their international peers?

Toby Greany and Christina Swensson.  This is the third in a series of blogs that delve below the headline findings from the 2015 Trends in International Maths and Science Study (TIMSS)[1]. In this blog, we focus on how the perceptions

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Posted in International comparisons, Leadership and management, Teachers and teaching assistants

Do teachers need to understand what they are doing?

John White Do teachers need to understand what they are doing? Most of us, I presume, would think this a silly question. It stands to reason that teachers, like doctors or politicians, must have a good understanding of the purpose

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Posted in Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment