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Headteachers` readings of and responses to disadvantaged...

Date: 01.08.2013

Existing research demonstrates the impact of context on school organisation and management, curriculum and pedagogy and on student peer relations. New developments in English education policy will devolve more responsibility for dealing...

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Evaluation of the Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST)...

Date: 01.08.2013

NFER and SQW recently undertook a national evaluation of the Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST) Programme. The aim of the programme is to provide each participating teacher or ‘MaST’ with a Masters-level programme of training and...

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Effectiveness of Music Education for the Improvement of...

Date: 01.08.2013

Introduction: Difficulties in word-level reading skills are prevalent in Brazilian schools and may deter children from gaining the knowledge obtained through reading and academic achievement. Music education has emerged as a potential...

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Qualitative Evaluation of the National Science Learning...

Date: 01.08.2013

This report presents the Qualitative Evaluation of the National Science Learning Centre undertaken for Myscience. The research explored the impact on pupils of continuing professional development (CPD) undertaken at the National Centre....

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Multicultural desires? Parental negotiation of...

Date: 01.08.2013

This paper considers the ways in which parents talk about choosing secondary schools in three areas of Greater Manchester. It argues that this can be a moment when parents are considering their own attitudes to, and shaping their...

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Creative learning environments in education: a systematic...

Date: 01.08.2013

This paper reports on a systematic review of 210 pieces of educational research, policy and professional literature relating to creative environments for learning in schools, commissioned by Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS). Despite...

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Organizational philosophy as a new perspective on...

Date: 01.08.2013

Objective. To define the concept of "organizational philosophy" through identification of elements within undergraduate pharmacy curricula in the United Kingdom that contribute to students` learning of professionalism. Methods. A...

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Employer involvement in schools: A practical guide for...

Date: 01.08.2013

Against a backdrop of economic recession, high youth unemployment and a;sustained reduction in public funding, the task of supporting young people to;make effective post-16 transitions into further education or employment is;highly...

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Home–school agreements: explaining the growth of...

Date: 01.08.2013

Since 1998 all maintained schools, academies and city technology colleges in England and Wales have been required to publish a home–school agreement. This documents the school’s responsibilities and the obligations of parents, and...

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What does it take to make a primary maths teacher? Two...

Date: 01.08.2013

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Perfect Partners or Uneasy Bedfellows? Competing...

Date: 01.08.2013

This article examines illustrative cases of partnerships from a government-funded programme of experimental projects in England designed to test out the potential of senior business managers to provide leadership across a group of...

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M Level primary mathematics CPD: a culture clash or...

Date: 01.08.2013

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Primary school councils: Organization, composition and...

Date: 01.08.2013

School councils have been an integral part of primary school life for the last decade and, despite not being mandatory in England, they are now to be found in the vast majority of primary schools. This research article aims to examine...

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‘It’s just a wait and see thing at the moment’....

Date: 01.08.2013

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Preparing a Pathway of Professional Development for...

Date: 01.08.2013

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