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Poverty, more than geography, determines who gets online in America - The Verge

Internet adoption in the United States has increased significantly in the last few years, but the map of who gets online still falls along divisions of geography and income. In an attempt to get a...
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National curriculum is damaging children's creative writing, say authors - The Guardian

National curriculum is damaging children's creative writing, say authors - The Guardian | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Primary school teachers are steering children towards “too elaborate, flowery and over-complex language”, a group of acclaimed writers will say in an open letter to the education secretary
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Marmite nation: is the idea of Britishness broken beyond repair? - The Guardian

Marmite nation: is the idea of Britishness broken beyond repair? - The Guardian | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
With English and Scottish nationalism on the rise, we need more than Ealing comedies to define ourselves by
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HarperCollins omits Israel from school atlas - Telegraph

HarperCollins omits Israel from school atlas - Telegraph | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has accused the publishing giant HarperCollins of harming peace efforts in the Middle East by leaving Israel off its maps
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Educators argue creativity just as important as literacy and numeracy in national curriculum

Educators argue creativity just as important as literacy and numeracy in national curriculum | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Educators are arguing for creativity to be taken just as seriously as literacy and numeracy despite a national curriculum review suggesting its focus be reduced.
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British curriculum leads the way as Dubai aims for 90000 more school places - The National

British curriculum leads the way as Dubai aims for 90000 more school places - The National | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
British curriculum leads the way as Dubai aims for 90000 more school places
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Gove adviser's thesis: modest title disguises inflammatory ideas - The Guardian

Gove adviser's thesis: modest title disguises inflammatory ideas - The Guardian | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
The Guardian Gove adviser's thesis: modest title disguises inflammatory ideas The Guardian Education secretary Michael Gove's outgoing adviser has come up with a candid assessment in which he argues that standards have stagnated for a generation,...
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Education in England is mediocre, talented teachers are rare and the national curriculum should be axed: Michael Gove ...

Education in England is mediocre, talented teachers are rare and the national curriculum should be axed: Michael Gove ... | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Education in England is mediocre, talented teachers are rare and the national curriculum should be axed: Micha... http://t.co/84ryMRLcsM
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England's young people near bottom of global league table for basic skills - The Guardian

England's young people near bottom of global league table for basic skills - The Guardian | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
England's young people near bottom of global league table for basic skills
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By comparison South Korea was not on the map two generations ago. Young South Koreans now make up 6% of the highly skills talent pool.
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Geographical Association - 2014 National Curriculum - announced

Geographical Association - 2014 National Curriculum - announced | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
This is a new approach to a national curriculum document. It is concise and sets out only the core knowledge that students should acquire. It does not specify approaches to teaching, nor explain how to put the content into a ...
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Michael Gove acts to block 'damaging' early GCSE entry - BBC News

Michael Gove acts to block 'damaging' early GCSE entry - BBC News | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
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Michael Gove acts to block 'damaging' early GCSE entry
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Michael Gove is changing league table rules in England to try to stop schools from "gaming the system".
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Michael Gove 'is planning to to break up state school system' says Sir Ken ... - The Independent

Michael Gove 'is planning to to break up state school system' says Sir Ken ... - The Independent | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Michael Gove 'is planning to to break up state school system' says Sir Ken ...
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Michael Gove is planning to break up the state school system and privatise education, a leading academic predicted on Monday.
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Abolished levels still used by one in three schools - TES News

Abolished levels still used by one in three schools - TES News | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
More than a third of schools have continued using national curriculum levels to assess children, despite the system being abolished, research published by the Department for Education reveals.
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Twenty-seven years on from the national curriculum - Schools Week

Twenty-seven years on from the national curriculum - Schools Week | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Will the 2015 drive for curriculum entitlement succeed where 1988 and the national curriculum did not? We’ve been here before. A government re-elected;
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Will Michael Gove's strict A Level standards mean a results dip for ...

Will Michael Gove's strict A Level standards mean a results dip for ... | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
PUPILS are bracing themselves for a tough time when A level results are released this week with stricter standards imposed by former education secretary Michael Gove expected to be reflected by a dip in grades.
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More than 400,000 schoolchildren being taught by unqualified teachers

More than 400,000 schoolchildren being taught by unqualified teachers | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Tristam Hunt, shadow education secretary, releases figures as part of bid to reverse Michael Gove’s unqualified teachers policy
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For Christ's sake: AD and BC ruled out of date for national curriculum

For Christ's sake: AD and BC ruled out of date for national curriculum | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
CHRISTIANS are outraged that the birth of Jesus Christ will no longer be cited when recording dates under the new national history curriculum.
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Apple - Education Seminars & Events - Transforming your iTunes U course

Apple - Education Seminars & Events - Transforming your iTunes U course | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Teachers – register for Apple’s two day workshop for the iTunes U app for iPad which is aligned to the Aus Curriculum http://t.co/xxKHe6Qjh0
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Teachers 'do not know enough grammar to teach new curriculum', says ... - Ed Exec

Teachers 'do not know enough grammar to teach new curriculum', says ... - Ed Exec | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
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Geographical Association - 2014 National Curriculum - announced

Geographical Association - 2014 National Curriculum - announced | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
This is a new approach to a national curriculum document. It is concise and sets out only the core knowledge that students should acquire. It does not specify approaches to teaching, nor explain how to put the content into a ...
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Department for Education publishes new national curriculum

Department for Education publishes new national curriculum | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
The Department for Education has published the new national curriculum for all subjects and key stages (except for key stage 4 English, mathematics and science) in England, which is due to come into effect from September ...
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10 things you wish you didn't know about Michael Gove - New Statesman

10 things you wish you didn't know about Michael Gove - New Statesman | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
BBC News
10 things you wish you didn't know about Michael Gove
New Statesman
The long-suffering Sarah Vine has been revealing the innermost indulgences and divulgences of her husband, Michael Gove.
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Michael Gove's new curriculum: what the experts say | Panel ...

Michael Gove's new curriculum: what the experts say | Panel ... | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
Michael Gove's new curriculum: what the experts say | Panel ... One episode that doesn't make it directly to Michael Gove's depressingly narrow history syllabus is the Chinese Hundred Days' Reform of 1898.
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Finland's education ambassador spreads the word - The Guardian

Finland's education ambassador spreads the word - The Guardian | Curriculum Development in Geography | Scoop.it
The Guardian Finland's education ambassador spreads the word The Guardian It sounds like Michael Gove's worst nightmare, a country where some combination of teachers' union leaders and trendy academics, "valuing Marxism, revering jargon and...
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