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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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A crucial week for Leicester’s schools

Closing a secondary school is a big deal, right? It damn well should be. And when people think democracy and politics doesn’t matter, or is too far removed from anything that affects them personally, they should witness tomorrow lunchtime’s Leicester … Continue reading

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