Help Teachers Keep the Faith #ThursdayThunk

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The number of teachers leaving the profession is potentially catastrophic. Just in my own little world I have learnt of four cases this month. If this is extrapolated across the country; we are in deep trouble. I believe Stephen when he argues that w..

Pullman’s plea to save school libraries

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Children's authors such as Philip Pullman and Malorie Blackman are calling for a halt to the “shocking decline” in England's school libraries.
They, along with 148 others, wrote to Education Secretary Justine Greening, asking her to signal ..

Using standardised scores in progress matrices

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Schools are always looking for ways to measure and present progress. Most primary schools have tracking systems that offer some sort of progress measure, but these are almost always based on teacher assessment and involve some sort of level substitut..