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Fudge it or Fix it

The requirement to restructure teaching and learning responsibilities, following the planned abolition of management allowances, may appear a major challenge for school leaders. It is also a huge opportunity: successful headteachers have a knack for taking government initiatives and using them to further their own vision for their school; and the same is possible here Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 05

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01/01/1970
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Inclusion of disabled children in primary school playgrounds

This study for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation investigates the organisational, social and physical barriers and identifies good practice to the inclusion of disabled children in play at both playtimes and lunchtimes Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 05

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01/01/1970
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Learning Platforms: Making IT personal (Primary version)

This is a 40-page booklet explaining DfES policy and funding arrangements for learning platforms. These arrangements have been designed to help schools invest successfully in a learning platform that suits the needs of pupils and staff. The government’s target is that all pupils will be able to access a personalised online workspace, capable of supporting an e-portfolio, by 2007-08. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 05

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Improving poorly performing schools in England

This is a 66-page National Audit Office report on school under-performance, which suggests how failing schools can be helped to improve. The report shows that a large proportion of schools in England provide high standards of education, with pupil attainment improving in primary and secondary schools, but some schools are performing less well. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 05

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Evidence based physical activity for school-age youth.

This American article reviews the effects of physical activity on health and behaviour outcomes and develops evidence-based recommendations for physical activity in youth Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 05

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01/01/1970
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