A report from the UCL Institute of Education was published this week with the media headline, ‘Education reforms causing greater inequality in schools, major study finds’. The research found that ‘support for the most vulnerable children is reducing, with a tendency for these pupils to become more concentrated in certain schools’. Without sounding too controversial,…

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This week I have been working with the Education Development Trust on their development of a tool for evaluating the effectiveness of school partnerships. The tool is in early stages and still needs a lot of refining to ensure it is slim line, useful and focused on outcomes. We, as guinea pigs had a play…

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What defines service to education? enduring resilience and passion; during my visit to the Rosary RC primary school this week, I found the actual answer. The amazing Head teacher, Isobel Gaffney, who is retiring at the end of the academic year, with over 30 years’ service at the school. When reflecting on this personal and…

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    A report from the UCL Institute of Education was published this week with the media…
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    This week I have been working with the Education Development Trust on their development of…
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    What defines service to education? enduring resilience and passion; during my visit to the Rosary…

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