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December 23, 2015
The most important educator in most children's lives is their parents, and the first five years is deemed to be critical..
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December 15, 2015
Studies have shown that the most important thing in a child's education is the quality of their teacher. A child at a ba..
Studies have shown that the mo..
December 8, 2015
Schools in England have been warned that if they coast, rather than improve, they risk being closed down.
Schools in England have been w..
December 1, 2015
Since the first international comparisons in 2000, Finland has been at or near the top of league tables for the abilitie..
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November 24, 2015
The KIPP school movement began 20 years ago in the US. It stands for Knowledge Is Power Program, and the schools focus o..
The KIPP school movement began..
October 1, 2014
Sal Khan worked as a hedge-fund analyst before he set up the Khan Academy, almost by accident, when his cousin in anothe..
Sal Khan worked as a hedge-fun..
September 24, 2014
Is our attitude towards maths killing the subject for children? Professor Jo Boaler believes a widespread belief in the ..
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September 17, 2014
Professor Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, imagines a future where children te..
Professor Sugata Mitra, Profes..
September 10, 2014
Most parents will have witnessed the magnetic effect of computer games on children. The combination of skill, memory and..
Most parents will have witness..
September 3, 2014
It's a relatively new dilemma for teachers. If the answer to almost anything is available with a search, should children..
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August 27, 2014
Eton College in Berkshire is one of the world's most famous schools. With so many of its old boys having distinguished c..
Eton College in Berkshire is o..
August 20, 2014
What really works in schools and classrooms? How much difference can homework and class size make to a child's ability?
What really works in schools a..
August 13, 2014
A talk for the online lecture series TED in 2006 launched Sir Ken Robinson's ideas to a global audience. He spoke about ..
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