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We need to talk about subjects – and to know what great subject-specific professional development looks like

Philippa Cordingley and Toby Greany. We need to talk about how teachers become expert – not just at teaching, but at teaching across different subjects. All too often in education we get side-tracked by debates about issues such as high

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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
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