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The Educators, Daisy Christodoulou: Skills versus knowledge - we know it can be both

Tom Beresford
Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 5:08pm

 

It feels like educationalists have eternally been in deadlock when it comes to the skills versus knowledge debate. Why can we not devise an education system that promotes pedagogies which satisfy both sides of the aisle? 

 

Daisy Christodoulou argued on Sarah...

The Educators, Tony Little: Rigour - Shifting the Assessment Debate

Site Manager
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 2:04pm

 

As a radical innovator, of the eclectic selection of interviews on the compelling Radio 4 show ‘The Educators’, I thought I’d agree with the headmaster of Eton College, Tony Little, the least. That four...

The Things That Matter Most

Site Manager
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 4:35pm

We analysed, discussed, drafted, critiqued, and revised poem after poem for weeks. At last, the day had arrived when the students donned their best attire, and stayed late after school to say something true. We invited our friends, family, and principal to our event, “The Spoken Heart Poetry Slam.” My students were all nerves and jitters, and then it began.

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