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

…example, he noted that there have only been 2 robust surveys of academies in the UK, compared to hundreds in the US on charters, and that the Gates Foundation spent…

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