Curriculum

A New National Curriculum – Tim Oates, Cambridge Assessment

December 7, 2013 alison witts AssessmentCurriculum

A captivating and inspirational walk-through of the considerations, the research and international comparisons that lead us to question curriculum and assessment design. To possess learning capital we must possess it in some way: high attainment, high equity and high enjoyment supports both factual understanding and deep knowledge.  The national curriculum should be a tiny component […]

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The Global Fourth Way: Educational Leadership and Change

December 7, 2013 alison witts AssessmentCurriculum

Some insightful observations by Andy Hargreaves “In education, are we measuring what we value OR are we valuing only what we can measure”.  The impact of working towards targets cultivates an atmosphere of short-term gain, are we taking unnecessary steps to achieve an outcome. The opposite to this is… taking off into the wind, taking […]

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SSAT Workshop: The Sky’s the Limit: Technology Pushing Classroom Boundaries

December 7, 2013 alison witts CollaborativeCurriculum

The sky’s the limit: technology pushing classroom boundaries Alison Witts, Lead Practitioner, Subject Leader for ICT and Computing, Caroline Chisholm School

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