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RSA Replay: The RSA / FSC Event - Reaching into the Outside

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Field Studies Council, a distinguished panel of public thinkers gathered to project 70 years into the future, predicting ...
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Early schooling damaging children's wellbeing, say experts

Early schooling damaging children's wellbeing, say experts | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Specialists call for children to be allowed to learn through play, but Gove spokesman dismisses 'badly misguided lobby'
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Stop counting coursework towards GCSE grades, urges exam board

Stop counting coursework towards GCSE grades, urges exam board | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
OCR says coursework is open to abuse and 'disliked by many teachers and loathed in some subjects'
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Impact of a play-based curriculum in the first two years of primary school: literacy and numeracy outcomes over seven years - McGuinness - 2013 - British Educational Research Journal - Wiley Online...

Impact of a play-based curriculum in the first two years of primary school: literacy and numeracy outcomes over seven years - McGuinness - 2013 - British Educational Research Journal - Wiley Online... | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
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Toward a theory of the educational encounter: Gert Biesta’s educational theory and the right to the city

Toward a theory of the educational encounter: Gert Biesta’s educational theory and the right to the city | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
(2013). Toward a theory of the educational encounter: Gert Biesta’s educational theory and the right to the city. Critical Studies in Education: Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 299-310.
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This is not specifically about outdoor education, but talks about the educational environment so may be useful for that topic.

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Social media: what role should schools play in keeping children safe?

Social media: what role should schools play in keeping children safe? | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Recent tragedies have put the spotlight once again on the issue of young people's safety online. Whose responsibility is it?
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What are your views on this?  

 

What would be your ideal approach?

 

What implications would there be for schools if your ideal approach was adopted?

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Why teachers should read more children's books

Why teachers should read more children's books | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
A research project has found that teachers who read for pleasure have better book knowledge and feel more confident, calm and stress-free in the classroom
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Young people need more than just GCSEs in the workplace

Young people need more than just GCSEs in the workplace | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Nick Hurd: It is extracurricular programmes such as National Citizen Service that develop the soft skills required by employers
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Academy chains and federations: how much autonomy do heads really have?

Academy chains and federations: how much autonomy do heads really have? | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Nick Morrison investigates how principals and executive heads get the power balance right in their academy chains and school federations
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How to Change Education - from the ground up

Sir Ken Robinson addresses the fundamental economic, cultural, social and personal purposes of education. He argues that education should be personalised to ...
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Love has disappeared from state education, says private school leader

Love has disappeared from state education, says private school leader | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Tim Hands attacks obsession with school league tables and 'dead restraining hand' of government
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Why I believe we should test pupils at age four

Why I believe we should test pupils at age four | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Assessment as a child enters education would help measure true progress from starting school to leaving for key stage three, argues Russell Hobby
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Schools making radical advances, says Ofsted chief

Schools making radical advances, says Ofsted chief | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Sir Michael Wilshaw says proportion of schools rated as good or outstanding is rising at fastest rate in Ofsted's history
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Counter-narratives of educational excellence: free schools, success, and community-based schooling

Counter-narratives of educational excellence: free schools, success, and community-based schooling | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
(2013). Counter-narratives of educational excellence: free schools, success, and community-based schooling. British Journal of Sociology of Education. ???aop.label???.
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Thematic policy reports | UK children's charity | National Children's Bureau

Thematic policy reports | UK children's charity | National Children's Bureau | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
NCB's Policy unit acts as a central information point on child policy and parliamentary activity.
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Editorial: For once, Michael Gove is right

Editorial: For once, Michael Gove is right | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, deserves unstinting praise for his 118 varieties of new state schools, on which we report today.
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What is moe?

What is moe? | Traditions, Policies and Provisions | Scoop.it
A brief overview: The Mantle of the Expert is a dramatic-inquiry based approach to teaching and learning invented and developed by Professor Dorothy Heathcote at the University of Newcastle upon Ty...
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