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What are your hopes for education in 2018?

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It's that time of year again: with Christmas gluttony behind us, it's time to look sharp and make some 2018 resolutions. So we asked a variety of educators about their hopes and wishes for the year ahead. If you have one you would like to add, feel free to comment below or join us on Twitter @EdCentral Flexible working I'm pleased to see the profil...
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11 life lessons for students

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I wrote the following letter to one of my classes a few years ago. I've removed a few specific comments – feel free to share this with anyone you see fit. Hey guys/gals, You are awesome and I want you to know that. You are a special group and I want to leave you with a few pointers/ideas/life lessons. This is a general list – don't take any of it t...
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I'm a school governor – and I'm terrified I'm doing a bad job

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It was finally happening. It took me a while (two years) to get there, but I now had the bit between my teeth and I was determined to get to the bottom of why disadvantaged pupils weren't making as much progress as their more advantaged peers. I also had some say for once – as a new chair of committee, I could finally make sure issues were properly...
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A beginner’s guide to Sir Michael Barber

A beginner’s guide to Sir Michael Barber
Where does he work? Sir Michael Barber is the founder of Delivery Associations, a consulting agency that works with governments to support the welfare of citizens. He is also a globally recognised education expert, currently serving as a visiting professor at the Harvard School of Education and as chair of the Office for Students (OfS); a...
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A beginner’s guide to Tony Wagner

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Where does he work? Tony Wagner is a Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute , an American think-tank that researches educational policy and practices, and advocates for evidence-based policymaking in education. Before this, he held a number of positions within Harvard University, including a stint as a...
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