Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum

No doubt about the big childhood and education story for this post; today sees the publication of Sir Jim Rose's final report on the pri...

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3:26 AM

How do you Use the Web? How do you Use the Web?

We are currently carrying out a survey within the library to find out what internet applications students within the College are using. The ...

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2:48 AM

The Children's Plan - How's It Going? The Children's Plan - How's It Going?

It's a quiet news day so today's post points you towards a site which is following the progress of the Children's Plan. Launched...

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5:22 AM

Education in England Education in England

A tip today to help those students who make enquiries about historical attitudes to education or childcare. While the library has a number o...

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6:38 AM

Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL)

Following a couple of requests for information about the SEAL programme, students with an interest in this topic should take a look at the S...

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2:55 AM

The Roadmap The Roadmap

I appreciated all the comments from my last entry about teaching children not subjects. I do sympathize with the constant pressure for teach...

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6:01 AM

Child Wellbeing in the UK Child Wellbeing in the UK

A new briefing issued by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has caused a minor stir by suggesting that in a league table measuring child...

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3:16 AM

Recession & Families Recession & Families

Given the endless credit crunch stories at the moment, the Family & Parenting Institute has recently published a timely study which loo...

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3:55 AM

English as an Additional Language (EAL) English as an Additional Language (EAL)

One topic that students are always enquiring about is the subject of education and services for children for whom English is an Additional L...

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2:00 AM

Sir Alan Steer's Behaviour Review Sir Alan Steer's Behaviour Review

No doubting the big story in education over the last couple of days - the publication of Sir Alan Steer's review of pupil behaviour issu...

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2:59 AM

Improve Your Searching Improve Your Searching

Do you want to improve your search skills? If so, try taking a look at an excellent short video entitled Web Search Strategies in Plain Engl...

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8:12 AM

Teaching the Child, Not the Subject Teaching the Child, Not the Subject

We recently viewed a video by the creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson. (http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/66) In this video he told the story...

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12:15 PM

Changes to Sage Journals Online Changes to Sage Journals Online

A couple of students have mentioned in recent days that they no longer seem to have access to any journal titles on Sage, although actually ...

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2:53 AM

Life in Children's Homes Life in Children's Homes

A new series of reports from Ofsted examines the views of children and young people living in various residential settings. In total there a...

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2:26 AM

Changing the Curriculum? Changing the Curriculum?

Following on from my last post ( click here for details) and its mention of a House of Commons report which calls for a slimmer National Cu...

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4:30 AM

Put the Rosey Glasses Away Put the Rosey Glasses Away

I know I am a couple of years behind, but I just read, "The Book Thief" by Marckus Zusak. The perils of Liesel and Max during the ...

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7:09 PM

Bumper End of Week Edition! Bumper End of Week Edition!

I've been at a conference for a few days, hence the lack of updates in the past week. So here's a round-up of what's been going ...

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7:57 AM
 
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