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Are the theoretical underpinnings of oracy sound?

Ian Cushing reveals new research into the uncomfortable origins of oracy and how they persist in today’s political discourse

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Ian Cushing
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Can combining language and movement improve both?

Anna Cunningham sets out the results of a new study for into combining exercise and literacy with young pupils...

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Dr Anna Cunningham
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The Knowledge. Can oracy be reliably assessed?

A new report explores the use of new models of assessment to make oracy a reliably measurable part of...

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Amanda Moorghen
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What is the ‘second transition’ and why does it matter for attendance?

A new report highlights a second transition point which may be particularly important for secondary schools to improve attendance

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Owen Carter
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What makes some schools succeed in closing disadvantage gaps?

New research into pupil premium spending indicates some strategies may be more fruitful than others for under-resourced students

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Mark Wrangles
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The Knowledge. How can we engage more primary pupils in science?

Getting the UK up the international league table for science depends on engaging more learners earlier – and classroom...

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Marianne Cutler
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What parents told us about their children’s mental health

Parents across the UK are worried about the mental state of their children, reveals a new survey

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Jason Elsom
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Are teacher commutes getting any greener?

Teacher commutes are decarbonising very slowly but there are signs that efforts are building up a head of steam

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Iain Ford
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Remembering special schools in education policy: ‘bookends’ and ‘addendums’?

Lauran Doak sets out the findings of in-depth interviews with special school leaders about the impact of policy on...

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Lauran Doak