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Ten strategies for exam success

An article in SecEd in the UK Mehul Shah who is an assistant headteacher responsible for teaching and learning and CPD at the Claremont High School Academy Trust in Harrow  gives us 10 strategies for exam success. In light of the new GCSEs, Mehul Shah set about...

7 signs your school is failing more able learners

Every school wants to do its best by all learners – including those deemed more able – but often a wake-up call is needed to put such learners in the spotlight of school improvement planning… Hilary Lowe, Education Adviser for the National Association for Able...

Adopted children lag behind peers at GCSE

What is the situation in your country? Are there more able children in this cohort who are not being identified and not realising their full potential? The TES in the UK is reporting that early traumas lead to adopted children faring half as well as their classmates...

Five ways good schools support deprived pupils

An interesting article in The TES ,in the UK on 8/8/2018 by John Roberts. New research identifies how high-performing schools are closing the attainment gap between rich and poor pupils. Now research has been published that aims to identify how the best performing...

‘We must end this fixation with Stem subjects’

An interesting article on the lack of focus in the curriculum in the UK on creative industry related subjects despite the opportunities for employment that the future is likely to hold. It is a similar picture in your country for young people who may have such...