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Is the Early Years Foundation Stage too restrictive?

Margaret Edgington, Dr Richard House and Lynne Oldfeld argue for a more open approach to learning for early years children.

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02/07/2010
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Editorial - The myths of leadership

There are five myths of leadership according to a large scale study of successful organisations across industry, sport and education partly funded by the NCSL and announced at their recent annual conference in Birmingham...

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02/07/2010
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Laying foundations for outdoor learning

School grounds can be an amazing untapped learning resource. SLT visited one school in north-west England to find out how its great outdoors has transformed the whole setting.

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02/07/2010
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Heads and schools – finding the perfect match

With no end in sight to their difficulties in finding headteachers who have the right credentials, schools are increasingly turning to recruitment agencies. Crispin Andrews reports.

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30/06/2010
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How unhappy are our children?

The mainstream media have seized gleefully on ‘evidence’ that Britain’s children are unhappy but, as Keith Savage explains, the real situation is not nearly as simple as that.

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02/07/2010
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Understanding the impact of technology

New research throws an intriguing light on the effectiveness of ICT in supporting the learning of individual pupils.

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02/07/2010
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The magic ingredient: parents!

It’s not just your Ofsted report that’ll benefit from closer involvement with parents – teaching and learning will improve too. Margaret Booth has the winning formula.

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02/07/2010
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Positive discrimination

Should school managers 'bend the rules' to make learning more appealing to disaffected or uninterested pupils – even if it risks alienating some staff?

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02/07/2010
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Primary File

The section of SLT dedicated specially to issues concerning primary schools.

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02/07/2010
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The role of body language in teaching

The complex unconscious signals sent out by our posture can have a huge impact on teaching and learning, as Kieran Robinson recently discovered.

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02/07/2010
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Search me

Where do schools stand in regard to searching and screening pupils? Chris Lowe advises on how to act within the law.

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02/07/2010
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Social enterprise for schools

Social enterprises can have lasting benefits for students and staff as well as the community. Neil McIntosh explains.

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02/07/2010
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The hidden cost of free schools

The new government is dashing headlong into the 'free schools' model adopted in Sweden – but evidence suggests that putting parents in charge may do more harm than good. Raspal Chima reports.

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02/07/2010
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Towards a coaching culture (open access article)

In the sixth of this series of articles on coaching, Nick Austin and Richard Churches outline some factors that should be considered in developing a coaching culture in your school.

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02/07/2010
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Why I want to start a free school

Toby Young argues his case for setting up a school identified by its commitment to 'intellectual freedom, not political dogma'.

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02/07/2010
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