Give them the choice? | Greg Ashman

One issue at the heart of the education debate is the role of student choice. On one side are those who value it for its own sake. They tend to elevate the role of play in the early years – because children make their own choices when playing – and they argue for student-led projects […]

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What does the evidence say about banning exclusions? | Greg Ashman

School exclusions are a topic of impassioned debate. There is no doubt that students who are excluded from school will go on to have worse outcomes but it is not clear whether this is because they have been excluded. Clearly, the same factors that caused these children to be excluded, whatever they are, could be … Continue reading What does the evidence say about banning exclusions?

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Are you a British teacher who would like to work in Australia? | Greg Ashman

Australia is great. The main thing that hit me when I moved here was the sense of space. I live in Ballarat in country Victoria where mountains and forests and the beach are all a short drive away. Often, the roads are dead straight so that you can literally see for miles ahead and miles … Continue reading Are you a British teacher who would like to work in Australia?

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