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Teach the Arts to Overcome Robot OverLords!

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24-03-2018

Following on from last week’s blogpost, I’d like to draw your attention to a speech given by Jack Ma at the World Economic Forum earlier this year.

Jack (also known as Ma Yun) is one of China’s most successful, powerful, wealthy and philanthropic business leaders who lectures widely about how to, in his own words, “help more people to make healthy money, 'sustainable money,' money that is not only good for themselves but also good for the society. That's the transformation we are aiming to make.”

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Change Gonna Come

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17-03-2018

Recently, the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) released a statement criticising the current education system in the UK for being too focussed on testing, results and tables. The result of this, they claim, is that children are not learning the skills that are required of them by the world of work.

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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

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05-03-2018

Last week I spoke about how children are often willing and able to embrace complex vocabulary, and I’d like to expound on that here.

Never be afraid to use a long word with a young child. Children love playing with language and long, complicated words can be fabulously alluring. 

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I'm Late, I'm Late ...

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10-02-2018

I recently read someone saying that they were late all the time, but that they didn’t mind that, because it meant that whoever they were meeting was already there.

It made me re-think my own ideas about lateness.

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Teach Secondary Article

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14-10-2017

Hot off the presses....my latest article for Teach Secondary magazine, around the value of incorporating performance into school.

My thanks to editor Helen Mulley for allowing reproduction, and if you want to know more, details of this and their other magazines and resources are available at:https://www.teachwire.net

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