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The 39 Steps

Originally posted on Distant Ramblings on the Horizon:
Always good to start off a new parliament with a checklist. Here are the 39 things related to education that you will find in the Conservative Manifesto. They have promised to enact…

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On the subject of Anonymity. 

Originally posted on cherrylkd:
Last week I was quite distressed to read that Harry Webb, otherwise known as @webofsubstance had deleted his entire Twitter account and blog. Don’t misunderstand me, I am not a close friend of Harry. I didn’t…

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#Nurture1415 and #teacher5aday Combined

  I promised Martyn Reah that I would try to contribute something to his campaign for teacher well-being (AKA: #teacher5aday). I also said that I would try to write something for #nurture1415. Not having managed either, I’m now going to … Continue reading

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Please Help With The UK Education Bloggers Spreadsheet Version 4.0

Originally posted on The Echo Chamber:
The latest version of the spreadsheet of bloggers can now be found here. Because of all the new blogs that have been found, there is an even greater need for work on filling in…

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The Engine Room of Schools

Middle leaders have on more than one occasion been described as ‘the engine room of the school’. If we take this at face value, the analogy suggests a school simply couldn’t function without its middle leaders just as an ocean … Continue reading

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Highwaymen: Myth, Folklore and Legend: Stand and Deliver!

Myth, Folklore and Legend: Stand and Deliver! SECRET passageways; tunnels connecting ancient buildings; smuggling, skulduggery, and sexually fascinating felons; a bungled robbery and a mortally-wounded bandit – all dispensing the aphrodisiac of political or criminal power: such are the ingredients of … Continue reading

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