Monthly Archives: January 2011

Psychologists: a freeze on training – a service at risk?

Sarah Teather had imposed a freeze on the training of educational psychologists last year while she undertakes a (radical) review of SEN provision.  Amongst the many, many other questions that need to be asked in her review, are three ‘how … Continue reading

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A pedagogic opportunity not to be missed

On Wednesday 19th two apparently unrelated events occurred. In the morning I received by mail a forwarded copy of a letter written by MP Sarah Teather Secretary of State for Children and Families, Department of Education to my MP David … Continue reading

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Education is education is education is not schooling.

Michael Gove, our Secretary of State for Education confuses re-designating schools as Academies, and thereby changing their funding structure, with reforming education. Schooling is clearly not the same as education since it is possible for parents to home-educate their children; … Continue reading

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