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Andy mellor's Blog – December 2011 Archive (2)

Raising standards. What works!

22nd December 2011

This week having broken up from school for the Christmas break, I asked my Twitter Learning Community what it was that they felt most contributed to raising standards in their schools.

The following summarises their contributions for which I'm very grateful personally as we try to raise standards along with every school in the country.

 

@KingEdVIsport use Year 12 literacy leaders to work with younger students using the sport education…

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Added by andy mellor on December 22, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Finland - An Inconvenient Truth

I'm on the train back to Preston after a very inspiring but in some ways frustrating two days at the schools network conference.

Don't get me wrong, the conference is and always has been phenomenally successful in promoting thought by providing world class speakers and practitioner workshops to stir and stimulate our schools to become the best that they can be.



This year my own learning journey of inspiration was again fuelled by Sir Ken Robinson (I…

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Added by andy mellor on December 3, 2011 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

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