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Online progs vs trads debate ‘too polarised’, warns Ofsted research chief

Debate over pedagogy has become “too polarised” and fighting between traditionalists and progressives on social media “quite unhelpful”, Ofsted’s...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

5 things schools should know about early-years education

Children get profound, long-lasting benefits from their earliest exposure to teaching, from academic and non-cognitive development to better health...

Expert Contributor
ALISON PEACOCK
Opinion

The OECD’s PISA gender reporting reinforces unhelpful stereotypes

The OECD’s analysis of the gender gaps in education simply regurgitates centuries of educational bias, and it’s wrong, writes...

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Markus Meier
News

Strict traditional teaching methods are ‘pushing oracy out’, says MP

Traditionalist “chalk and talk” pedagogy is pushing oracy skills out of the curriculum to the detriment of poorer pupils,...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg