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(2012)‘Dumbing down’ may seem a strange accusation. Isn’t Gove insistent on ‘raising standards’, like Conservative education ministers before him? We need to dig beneath the familiar rhetoric and expose what lies beneath the ...
(2019-02-27)The word knowledge is rich in meaning. In English we use the same word for knowing facts and knowing people and places. One of the great European pioneers of progressive teaching Johann Pestalozzi called for ‘learning by ...
(Symposium Books, 2018)In recent years educational preoccupations have largely focused on 'teaching and learning', often drawing on deficit models of teaching and encouraging myths about 'poor teachers' and 'bad teaching'. Debate about the ...
(National Association for Primary Education, 2017-09-15)There’s nothing hidden in your head The Sorting Hat can’t see, So try me on and I will tell you Where you ought to be. The selection of children into houses at Hogwarts famously involves a magic 'sorting hat'. A fiction, ...
(Symposium Books, 2016)This article argues that children and young people in places such as England or the USA are subjected to an educational regime which constrains their development and eclipses their emergent identities. Paradoxically, the ...