Month: September 2013

When are pupils cognitively ready to learn?

A couple of weeks ago there was a controversy about when pupils should start school. A group of academics sent a letter to the Telegraph arguing that ‘an ever-earlier start to formal learning’ could only cause ‘profound damage to the self-image and learning dispositions of a generation of children.’  In the Telegraph, Peter Tait, the… Read more »

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Research Ed 2013 Review

I had the most brilliant time at the Research Ed conference yesterday. Here’s my quick summary of the day. Dulwich College Dulwich College is very beautiful. There were lots of old photos of the cricket XIs on the wall which were quite nostalgic and got me thinking about PG Wodehouse and the Mike and Psmith… Read more »

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