On 24 March 2022, the British Curriculum Forum (BCF) ran the Spotlight on SEND: Curriculum Design and Practice online event. The event focused attention on research-informed curriculum design and...Continue reading
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On 24 March 2022, the British Curriculum Forum (BCF) ran the Spotlight on SEND: Curriculum Design and Practice online event. The event focused attention on research-informed curriculum design and...
To think like a detective gives teachers both a memorable metaphor for inquiry and a compelling methodology that leads to effective inclusive teaching. Like expert detectives, expert teachers...Continue reading
Delivering on curriculum intent: Lesson study as a mechanism to enhance curriculum implementation and assess curriculum impact on pupils with special educational needs
Lesson study (LS) is a much studied, structured approach that offers the time and space for teachers to focus constructively on children’s learning and plan lessons collaboratively with...Continue reading
In response to written questions from Parliament’s Petition Committee on 9 March 2021, the then Minister of State for School Standards, Nick Gibb MP, made it clear that there was no plan to make...Continue reading
Improving educational outcomes through high-quality provision is one of the main aims of education systems across the world. Over recent decades there has been a concerted move by policymakers in...Continue reading
The decolonising of curricula is a current issue in education, but the complexities and varying interpretations of what this actually means can present challenges and uncertainty. During a time...
Food technology, home economics, cooking, or healthy eating? Making a case for the term ‘food literacy’
Increasingly, UK policy recommendations include food education. For example, the Levelling Up white paper recommends children leave school knowing ‘how to cook six recipes’ (LUHC, 2022); the...Continue reading
Teachers can access a huge amount of information. The quantities are so vast they’re hard to comprehend. On a daily basis, more than 3.5 billion Google searches are conducted, more than 3.3...Continue reading
Mentoring the supervising teachers for effective development of pre-service teachers’ assessment literacy
The strong partnership between initial teacher education (ITE) providers and schools ensures that pre-service teachers (PSTs) can further develop practical skills during their practicum. One of...Continue reading
‘Challenging’ reflexivity in the transition between practicums: A practical and gamified approach to embed ‘big ideas’ into the teacher education curriculum
Like all teacher educators in England, we are conscious that our practice is increasingly located in turbulent and changing political and managerial landscapes for teacher education (see Murtagh &...Continue reading
Call for Third SIG Convenor Following BERA's decison to increase the number of SIG Convenors from 2 to 3, the Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy is looking for a third convenor. The aim of...