Category Archives: Progressive Awards

Of Boxing Binmen, Business Leaders and Brilliant Secretaries of State

Today, I attended a really excellent Teaching and Learning event, organised by CIty of Leicester School Improvement Service. Alistair Smith was in fine form with an opening address on expertise. Due to the good offices of my old and dear … Continue reading

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Now parents are getting really concerned…

Good morning I just thought I’d share some of the views that are being expressed out there by articulate and caring parents. Here is a snippet from some of the emails I am receiving: “…When my son started in Year 12, A … Continue reading

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Will changes to GCSEs really “light up learning”?

Yesterday, Gove announced the revamp of the GCSE. We can now see the detail, although many of us anticipated the “content” (what an apt word!). Guardian Article: the changes subject by subject It will be really interesting to see how … Continue reading

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PROGRESSIVE AWARDS ALLIANCE Launch today!

New Ways of Accrediting English and Maths I would welcome your thoughts on this new initiative. There is considerable disquiet about the way GCSEs are going. By joining the Progressive Awards Alliance, you can be part of a change movement … Continue reading

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