Education

Education
What should be the priority of schools?

Jayne Dowle: How education fails even when it ticks all the boxes

WHEN you think about the qualities an ideal teacher should possess, what do you imagine? A patient, passionate and approachable person on a mission to inspire and engage their pupils? Or an exhausted individual bent over their laptop late into the night, entering column after column of figures into a spreadsheet?

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How should children be judged by Ofsted?

The Yorkshire Post says: Let teachers focus on teaching

PLANS to change the way that the education watchdog inspects schools are long overdue. As Chief Inspector of Schools Amanda Spielman said when making her announcement, Ofsted has, for too long, been putting too much emphasis on exam results. This has often been at the expense of a child’s broader education and wellbeing.

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