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This is for my research into Schools turning into Academies for my pre-teaching course
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Future Learning Short Documentary

Watch this! It is fascinating (and a bit terrifying for teachers!)

 

Students are the future, but what's the future for students? To arm them with the relevant, timeless skills for our rapidly changing world, we need to revolu...


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Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations

Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it

Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.


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OSI's curator insight, September 20, 2013 12:17 AM

Bonjour

 

Kim Carpenter-Powell's curator insight, February 26, 2014 11:22 PM

This course has been a tedious and challenging at time; however, I think that the redesign activities really helped me to see how my activities and lessons can be improved in order to help my students.  

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2012 Key Stage 2 data reveals primary schools - This Is Guernsey

2012 Key Stage 2 data reveals primary schools - This Is Guernsey | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it
PRIMARY school achievement in maths, English and science is on the rise in Guernsey.
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Government Bans Calculators for 11-Year-Olds in England, Elizabeth Truss ... - IBTimes.co.uk

Government Bans Calculators for 11-Year-Olds in England, Elizabeth Truss ... - IBTimes.co.uk | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it
IBTimes.co.ukGovernment Bans Calculators for 11-Year-Olds in England, Elizabeth Truss ...IBTimes.co.ukThe government has announced plans to ban calculators for English 11-year-olds taking Key Stage 2 exams from 2014.
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1 in 5 boys at primaries have no male teachers while some could go through ... - Daily Mail

1 in 5 boys at primaries have no male teachers while some could go through ... - Daily Mail | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it
Daily Mail1 in 5 boys at primaries have no male teachers while some could go through ...Daily MailNot enough men in education,silence - expat, auckland ------ Isn't it odd that we are talking about this topic right now and isn't it odd that this...
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Integrating Technology into Low Income Schools - MediaCAST Blog

Integrating Technology into Low Income Schools - MediaCAST Blog | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it

Like it or not, computers have become a part of our daily lives. As such, it is important to expose students to this technology and teach them how to use it correctly. An effective way to do this i...


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10 Great Websites for Creating Free Online Exams and Quizzes - The Inspired Classroom

10 Great Websites for Creating Free Online Exams and Quizzes - The Inspired Classroom | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it

Here is a list of ten fantastic sites that allow teachers to make professional looking and easy-to-follow tests and quizzes for their students, completely free of charge.


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you are very welcome Michel!
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2012 GCSE figures indicate Academies hit by English GCSE problems

2012 GCSE figures indicate Academies hit by English GCSE problems | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it
2011: “Academies”: 49.7% 2012: “Sponsored Academies”: 48.8%. In contrast the figures for those attaining 5 GCSEs in academies (regardless of whether they got English and Maths) rose from 82.3% to 84.2%.
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Primary education - The Nation

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Primary educationThe NationThe National Assembly has passed a bill envisaging free education to students up to the age of 16. Private schools would also have to admit a certain number of poor students.
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More primary schools to offer Latin and ancient Greek - Telegraph.co.uk

More primary schools to offer Latin and ancient Greek - Telegraph.co.uk | Schools turning to Academies | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukMore primary schools to offer Latin and ancient GreekTelegraph.co.ukAll primary schools will be expected to teach foreign languages to pupils from 2014 as part of a major drive to boost education standards, it emerged.
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