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#Vis2040 - Our Top 3 Priorities: Teacher Quality, Quality, Quality

#Vis2040 - Our Top 3 Priorities: Teacher Quality, Quality, Quality | Vision 2040 | Scoop.it
The problem in education is, too often, the current school system doesn't actually add up to the sum of the parts, that is, the quality of the individual teachers in it are actually better than the...
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This is the first in a series of posts in which Stephen Tierney, one of Vision 2040's most prolific bloggers looks at the drivers of the SSAT's redesigning schooling campaign - what will drive sustained improvement and how schools must adapt their systems to meet the needs of the 21st C learner over the next 20 years and beyond.

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Schools can teach character, but what sort of person do we want to produce?

Schools can teach character, but what sort of person do we want to produce? | Vision 2040 | Scoop.it
The issue of teaching character, which until now has mainly been debated within the ivory towers of academia, is suddenly all the rage in policy circles in the UK, in the wake of the report by the All-Party…
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An All Party Parliamentary Group report suggests that teaching “character and resilience” should be an essential part of every school’s ambition but what does 'character' actually mean?  And how do we make sure that resilience is linked with moral virtue? 

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