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Empathy, leadership, confidence: the Irish schools teaching more than the 3Rs

Empathy, leadership, confidence: the Irish schools teaching more than the 3Rs | Improving education | Scoop.it
As back to school time rolls around, some teachers are gearing up to do more than teach the curriculum in the traditional way
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Leading governors: The role of the chair of governors - Publications - GOV.UK

Leading governors: The role of the chair of governors - Publications - GOV.UK | Improving education | Scoop.it
“A resource to help promote, develop and sustain effective governance in your school.”
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Kelsall Primary School: A Creative Curriculum | Artsmark

Kelsall Primary School: A Creative Curriculum | Artsmark | Improving education | Scoop.it
“Our Artsmark Good Practice Centre guest blogger this week is Jon Clayton from Kelsall Primary School in Cheshire.”
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Rising Stars Publishes Free New Curriculum Progression Frameworks for Primary Schools - E2BN

“Rising Stars Publishes Free New Curriculum Progression Frameworks for Primary Schools: To support schools thro... http://t.co/h0ZH9swTMW”;
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Primary School Sport Premium analysis released | Sport and Recreation Alliance

Primary School Sport Premium analysis released | Sport and Recreation Alliance | Improving education | Scoop.it
“The Department for Education has published the first part of its research into the PE and Sport Premium in primary schools.”
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What is primary school for? Education in the widest sense, with every child ... - The Independent

What is primary school for? Education in the widest sense, with every child ... - The Independent | Improving education | Scoop.it
“The Independent What is primary school for? Education in the widest sense, with every child ...”
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Let schools focus on developing a love of learning and the test results will come if that is where talents lie
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How to teach … water safety - The Guardian (blog)

How to teach … water safety - The Guardian (blog) | Improving education | Scoop.it
“The Guardian (blog) How to teach … water safety The Guardian (blog) With this in mind, the organisation has created a number of resources including a school swimming and water safety guide for teachers and a primary school learn-to-swim guide aimed...”
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"Homework in primary school has an effect of zero" (J. Hattie)

"Homework in primary school has an effect of zero" (J. Hattie) | Improving education | Scoop.it
Homework in primary school has an effect of around zero. Which is why we need to get it right. Not why we need to get rid of it. John Hattie BBC interview.
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What that Ofsted clarification should have said!

What that Ofsted clarification should have said! | Improving education | Scoop.it
“There was much to welcome in the recent note of clarification from Ofsted, and may it be publicised widely. However, to my mind there is still much that wasn't said that ought to be. Of course, whe...”
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Schools must try harder to find Olympic stars of the future – Ofsted - Telegraph.co.uk

Schools must try harder to find Olympic stars of the future – Ofsted - Telegraph.co.uk | Improving education | Scoop.it
“Only one in four primary schools using Olympic legacy sports cash to develop most able pupils’ sporting talents, Ofsted study finds”
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Extra PE cash is having positive effect, say ministers

Extra PE cash is having positive effect, say ministers | Improving education | Scoop.it
“Children in nine out of 10 primary schools in England are getting better PE lessons thanks to new sport funding, suggests research for the government.”
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Barefoot Computing offers primary schools teachers 800 workshops - ComputerWeekly.com

Barefoot Computing offers primary schools teachers 800 workshops - ComputerWeekly.com | Improving education | Scoop.it
“Barefoot Computing offers primary schools teachers 800 workshops ComputerWeekly.com ... Barefoot Computing project was launched earlier in 2014 to provide resources for primary school teachers with no previous knowledge of computer science.”
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Teachers feel unprepared for September’s new computing curriculum | Nesta

Teachers feel unprepared for September’s new computing curriculum | Nesta | Improving education | Scoop.it
“Over half of England’s teachers (60 per cent) are not confident delivering the new computing curriculum, according to YouGov survey results* released today by TES and Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation.”
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Guidance on School Governance | TheSchoolbus

RT @_theschoolbus: Conflicts of interest are hot in the news today! Download your model policy now! http://t.co/poA8tIJGZf #schoolleadershi…
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