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by James Curran
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The BFG, Skellig, Aubrey ... children’s books boom
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

The BFG, Skellig, Aubrey ... children’s books boom

The BFG, Skellig, Aubrey ... children’s books boom
Booksellers and new publications are challenging pessimism about reading habits

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/ ... book-sales
by James Curran
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students
Replies: 3
Views: 2262

Re: Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students

Schools around England ejecting 'underperforming' sixth-formers

Testimony from parents and students suggests St Olave’s grammar school is just one of many institutions ‘weeding out’ students


https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... th-formers
by James Curran
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students
Replies: 3
Views: 2262

Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students

Grammar school 'unlawfully threw out' students who failed to get top grades Exclusive: Families launch legal action against St Olave’s grammar school in Orpington after about 16 sixth-formers lost final-year places https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/aug/29/grammar-school-unlawfully-threw-out...
by James Curran
Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Academic Interventions
Replies: 0
Views: 2048

Academic Interventions

Academic Interventions for Elementary and Middle School Students With Low Socioeconomic Status


http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10. ... 4316687036
by James Curran
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Department for Education pulls all Learndirect contracts
Replies: 0
Views: 2127

Department for Education pulls all Learndirect contracts

Department for Education pulls all Learndirect contracts and funding Move comes after privatised adult training agency accused of paying owners millions despite ‘catastrophic’ decline in standards The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) thinkthank calculated that the company has received £63...
by James Curran
Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Top British Universities ‘Discriminating’ Against UK Students
Replies: 0
Views: 2203

Top British Universities ‘Discriminating’ Against UK Students

Top British Universities ‘Discriminating’ Against UK Students For Big-Money Foreign Applicants

http://www.educationviews.org/top-briti ... pplicants/
by James Curran
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Stop children bingeing on social media
Replies: 0
Views: 2096

Stop children bingeing on social media

Stop children bingeing on social media during holidays, parents urged Children’s commissioner says too much time is spent online as she launches ‘five a day’ campaign Her warning comes after a report said that children in all age groups are spending ever-longer periods online. The internet overtook ...
by James Curran
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How Canada became an education superpower
Replies: 0
Views: 2058

How Canada became an education superpower

How Canada became an education superpower Prof David Booth, from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, highlights Canada's "strong base in literacy". There have been systematic efforts to improve literacy, with well-trained staff, resources such as school libra...
by James Curran
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Secondary school attainment gap still ‘stubbornly large’,
Replies: 0
Views: 2027

Secondary school attainment gap still ‘stubbornly large’,

Secondary school attainment gap still ‘stubbornly large’, social mobility study finds The attainment gap between poor and wealthy children has remained “stubbornly large” in secondary schools despite billions in targeted funding, an analysis of social mobility progress over two decades has found. ht...
by James Curran
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Hello again...
Replies: 3
Views: 2388

Re: Hello again...

Welcome back Jimbo, the Message Forum has been a bit quiet lately but here's hoping.
by James Curran
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Unqualified teachers rise by 62 per cent in four years
Replies: 0
Views: 1888

Unqualified teachers rise by 62 per cent in four years

Unqualified teachers rise by 62 per cent in four years as schools struggle amid recruitment crisis

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/20 ... -struggle/
by James Curran
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Why there’s no such thing as a gifted child
Replies: 0
Views: 1691

Why there’s no such thing as a gifted child

Why there’s no such thing as a gifted child

Even Einstein was unexceptional in his youth. Now a new book questions our fixation with IQ and says adults can help almost any child become gifted

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... instein-iq
by James Curran
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Behaviour is a national problem in schools in England
Replies: 5
Views: 2756

Re: Behaviour is a national problem in schools in England

Can a new technique stem England’s rising tide of school exclusions? A girl is studying quietly at a desk just outside the headteacher’s office at Gloucester academy. “Hi Freya, everything all right?” Ian Frost, the head, asks as he passes. The pupil gives a quick smile and nods before turning back ...
by James Curran
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Reading Comprehension
Replies: 0
Views: 1913

Reading Comprehension

Automaticity and motivation’s effects on reading comprehension

http://www.beib.org.uk/2017/07/automati ... rehension/?