Achievement in the Foundation Stage Achievement in the Foundation Stage

A new research report entitled Achievement of Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile has been published today by the Departme...

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5:36 AM

The Finish Line The Finish Line

I ran my first half-marathon on Saturday. I just have one thing to say, "13 miles is a long way!" I try to avoid driving 13 miles...

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8:21 AM

Teaching Resources Teaching Resources

A big welcome to all of the new PGCE students at UCB. As promised in this morning's session, here are some of the websites out there wh...

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6:40 AM

Community Family Support Resources Community Family Support Resources

A big welcome to all of the new Community Family Support students at UCB. If you'd like to know about websites which will be invaluable ...

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4:00 AM

Classroom Management Classroom Management

I was instructing my student teachers this week about setting up a classroom to avoid negative behaviors. I often use information learned f...

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1:50 PM

NCB Blog NCB Blog

The National Children's Bureau (NCB) has recently started a blog to share information about the work of the organisation and generate d...

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4:53 AM

Progressive Education in the 1940s Progressive Education in the 1940s

Something a little different today. The video below is a 1940s newsreel from the US which covers the topic of 'progressive education'...

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6:41 AM

School Libraries School Libraries

A report from the School Library Commission draws a link between successful schools and well-run libraries, but argues that at present many ...

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2:58 AM

The Special Educational Needs and Disability Review The Special Educational Needs and Disability Review

A major review from Ofsted has grabbed the headlines this morning, after it concluded that thousands of pupils are being wrongly labelled as...

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3:02 AM

New from OnTheWeb New from OnTheWeb

The latest edition of OnTheWeb (see previous post for details) is as usual packed with details of new reports and research relating to educ...

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6:02 AM

Effective Early Childhood Education Programmes Effective Early Childhood Education Programmes

New research from the CfBT Education Trust examines the effectiveness of 28 different early education programmes. The broad conclusion from...

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8:09 AM

Positivity in Practice Positivity in Practice

While dealing with a recent enquiry I came across a new(ish) report from the NFER which may be of interest to some readers. Positivity in P...

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7:48 AM

Practitioners' Experiences of the Early Years Foundation Stage Practitioners' Experiences of the Early Years Foundation Stage

A new detailed study into the Foundation Stage has found that early years practitioners are strongly in favour of the EYFS framework . The r...

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