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An alternative to exclusions

There was an interesting letter in the Times on Saturday from the chief executive of an organisation that works with pupils at risk of exclusion. The writer calls for more “imaginative, multilayered support and personalised learning options” for these sorts … Continue reading

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In schools, as in sport, leadership is everything

In Sven-Goran Eriksson’s fascinating book about sports coaching, psychologist Dr Willi Railo says: “The mental culture in a group of people – be it a family, a football team, a company, or a nation – cannot be underestimated. The individual … Continue reading

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How much did they spend saving a school?

The announcement that the principal of New College has been shortlisted for head teacher of the year seems to have been the last straw. Amid all the anger at the proposed closure of Riverside College, there seems to be a … Continue reading

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