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The effects of discourses in regional contexts on the development of curriculum-based literacy standards for adolescents in schooling: A comparative study of South Australia and Ontario
Governments in countries around the world are applying standards-based reforms to education in attempts to achieve future economic prosperity and social cohesion (Levin, 2010; Rizvi & Lingard,...Continue reading blog post
Analysing Design and Technology as an educational construct; an investigation into its curriculum position and pedagogical identity
The hierarchal status of academic disciplines, what defines valuable or legitimate knowledge and what should we teach our children is a topic of much debate. Amidst concerns of an academic...Continue reading blog post
Can self-advocacy skills support young people to participate in person-centred planning? An example from research involving young people with dyslexia
As part of a radical reform of educational and health support for young people (YP) with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, the Code of Practice (DfE & DH, 2015) now advocates the use of...Continue reading blog post
Bridging the gap: Trainee and Teacher knowledge in Primary Maths and its impact on children’s understanding. How will the commitment to Maths Mastery fit in around this?
This article argues that the valid pursuit of Mastery style Maths teaching could lead to deeper understanding in children and is a worthy goal. However, it will not be achieved fully without...Continue reading blog post
Sexual harassment and abuse in schools: re-stating the case for comprehensive sex and relationships education
In September 2016, the Women and Equalities Committee reported on the high level of sexual violence routinely experienced by young women in schools and the need for urgent action. The report...Continue reading blog post
“I was born here, so I’m British” – What do fundamental British values mean to teachers of RE and year 11 RE students?
Can our values as teachers accommodate the demands of what seems to be a progressively securitised education system? The requirement not to undermine fundamental British values (FBV) was...Continue reading blog post
Schools have a number of functions but one of the key ones is to help young people learn so as to prepare them for their lives once they leave school; however, good careers education is lacking...Continue reading blog post
Assessment for learning and curriculum-based performance standards: Case studies from the Northern Territory of Australia
Local and national governments in Australia claim that the inclusion of standards within official curriculum will support teachers to use assessment for and as learning. The provision of standards...Continue reading blog post