Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lessons in curriculum reform

Another week, another curriculum reform proposal. This one comes from an independent committee of business leaders and academics chaired by Sir Roy Anderson, Rector of Imperial College. The Committee has recommended the gradual phasing out of A levels and their replacement … Continue reading

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Learning how to learn – the 4Rs

Guest blog by Richard Cross, Head of Middle School, The Perse School Studies have long sought to group together different types of learner, the most common being the ‘VAK’ model of classification which divides learners into the following categories: 1. … Continue reading

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The future for emotional intelligence

The term ‘emotional intelligence’ was popularised by Daniel Goleman’s 1995 best seller of the same name. The book examined how knowing and managing one’s emotions, motivating oneself, recognising emotions in others and handling relationships skilfully are central to happy and … Continue reading

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