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Confusion and Contradiction

In his new SecEd article Alliance member Professor Mick Waters looks at puzzles and contradictions from the loss of the Ashes to reaching the South Pole and the impact of confusing thought on schools today.  To read Confusion and Contradictions

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27th Feb 2014 8:53 am
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Preparations for PISA2015

Preparations are underway for PISA2015. Martin Ripley one of the Alliance’s Directors is involved in the management of the tests and explains the unparalleled developments that will be introduced across the participating countries in his SecEd article Preparing for PISA2015

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5th Feb 2014 8:32 pm

Action Research Fellowships

Maria Dawes is head of school education at Babcock 4S and one of the financial supporters of the 21st Century Learning Alliance’s Fellowship programme which is chaired by Professor Sir Tim Brighouse.  In Action research fellowships published in SecEd she argues for teachers taking on classroom research and shows how the Alliance offers vital guidance

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30th Jan 2014 9:02 am

14-19 One System, Many Pathways

The Skills Commission has published its new report on 14-19 skills.  Sir Mike Tomlinson the Co-Chair of the Alliance has Co-Chaired a six month enquiry for the Skills Commission that has resulted in 12 recommendations that will create a 14-19 education and training system for all learners.  Click to read One System, Many Pathways

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29th Nov 2013 2:43 pm

Teacher strikes - will history repeat itself?

In his new SecEd article Teacher strikes – will history repeat itself? Professor Sir Tim Brighouse finds himself involved in a staffroom debate on current industrial action and recalls the teacher strikes of the 1980s.

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14th Oct 2013 2:13 pm

Would you buy this car?

In his new SecEd article Would you buy this car? Alliance member Mick Waters notes that Ofsted says that three quarters of all schools are good or better. But it has also deeply criticised provision within certain subjects. Professor Mick Waters issues a vital warning.

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14th Oct 2013 1:59 pm

And so it boils down to this....

In his new SecEd article Alliance Member Professor Mick Waters argues that the government’s examination reforms centred around the belief that students should only be allowed one shot at success is fatally flawed, read And so it all boils down to this…

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20th Jun 2013 1:29 pm

£1,000 Alliance Teacher Fellowships 2013/14

The Alliance is pleased to announce that its Fellowship programme is open and accepting proposals until 24th June 2013 for the 2013/14 programme.  Visit How to Apply in the Fellowship section of the website.

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16th May 2013 7:26 am

What are your schools values?

In this new SecEd article Board Member Amanda Peck argues that brand awareness is not just for big business and argues that schools should think about how their values contribute to their brand.  To read this article click What are your schools values?

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18th Apr 2013 12:50 pm

What Is Your Beef?

In his latest Alliance article for SecEd Mick Waters looks at the surprising similarities between the horse meat uproar and our inspection and examination system – Je ne sais quoi! -click to read What’s your beef?

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2nd Mar 2013 2:33 pm