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  1. Lessons for Finland – as simple as they sound?

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    January 24, 2013 by brookesprimarypgce

    I follow a blog by an Australian educator called Greg Whitby. His most recent blog has raised interesting issues about …
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  2. All fine and dandy?

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    December 4, 2012 by helenglasspoole

            Today is the last day that the Dandy is available to buy in print (although will be available electronically). …
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  3. Attacking the system!

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    November 15, 2012 by brookesprimarypgce

    I’m not sure if anybody is familiar with Greg Whitby’s work. Greg is director of a school system in Australia …
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  4. Exam success makes children happy?!?

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    November 15, 2012 by brookesprimarypgce

    I’m still trying to decide the full extent of my reaction to Michael Gove’s latest speech: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20319008 A major influence seems …
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  5. Taking No Risk Is The Greatest Risk Of All

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    November 15, 2012 by helenglasspoole

    Bear Grylls said If you risk nothing you gain nothing.’ Yesterday morning I was 10 metres up in the air …
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  6. Focus Group on Children’s Literature

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    October 9, 2012 by helenglasspoole

    I am carrying out some action research and would love your help. I am interested in how I can help …
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  7. National Poetry Day – Thursday 4th October

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    September 30, 2012 by helenglasspoole

    As you may know, it’s National Poetry Day this week. The theme is STARS. Maybe your thoughts drift heavenward…or perhaps …
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