Category Archives: Skills for work for learning and for life

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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An Aspiration Nation: Creating a Culture Change in Careers Provision

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Youth Friendly Employment Practice

 

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Modern Baccalaureate- good article by Francis Gilbert

Francis Gilbert has written a good article on the Modern Baccalaureate movement, framing it against Gove’s introduction of “do-or-die” exams! http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/tag/archbishop-sentamu-academy/

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A Brilliant Prezi from Andreas Schleicher

Sometimes you have to be patient, even on the internet. This is a massive presentation, with graphics and embedded video…. lots of them. So, click on the link, then go and make yourself a cup of tea… because it will take … Continue reading

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Why Co-operation Over Competition?

Setting up a new business can be daunting, especially during the bleakness of a recession, a squeeze on public funding, and when entering a pretty crowded market place. For me, the key to the whole process was to be able … Continue reading

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