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National Curriculum: from Policy to Practice

This booklet was written to provide a guide to the National Curriculum for students in compulsory education, those aged five to sixteen. Published in 1989, it examines the legal requirements of the curriculum in the light of the Education Reform Act (ERA) of 1988. Chapters aim: • to show how the ERA requirements...
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1980 - 1989

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The Practical Curriculum

This Schools Council working paper, from 1981, looks at curriculum balance and content and issues of curriculum planning. Written before the introduction of the National Curriculum, the paper argues for a visible structure for the school curriculum, explaining why it is needed, suggesting measures for planning and...
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1980 - 1989

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Climate Change - Who Is in Control?

Produced by Practical Action, this role play activity activity helps students explore who should take responsibility for reducing the effects of climate change.Students use role play involving different perspectives to promote discussion and debate. Designed to take place over two to three lessons, the lesson plans...
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2000 - 2009

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Winners and losers

This resource helps students think about who the winners and losers are when making product choices.
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2000 - 2009

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The Big Bang Lesson

The lesson activities and resources for 'The Big Bang Lesson' are provided here for teachers and lecturers to use in their own schools and colleges.The lesson outline includes links to many of the presentation slides used by Professor Cox in his lesson, and also to clips from Professor Cox's STAR lecture, which was...
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2010 to date

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Squashed tomato STEM challenge

This Practical Action resource presents a fun hands-on and brains-on challenge for Key Stages Two to Five.The problem: In Nepal many farmers living on the mountainside grow fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes. To earn a living they need to sell these at the local market. The problem is getting to market...
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2010 to date

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Improving Teaching and Learning in Schools

Produced by the Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP), this report is based on 20 TLRP projects run in 2000. These investigated aspects of teaching and learning in formal and informal educational settings in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The report offers a summary of the 2006 ‘stock-take’...
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2000 - 2009

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The Future of Education and Training for 14-19 Year Olds

Produced by the Nuffield Foundation, this report is a summary of the main findings and recommendations of the Nuffield Review of 14-19 Education and Training in England and Wales. Beginning in October 2003, this six-year long review was the largest review of this phase of education since the Crowther Report in 1959....
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2000 - 2009

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The Logical Chain: Continuing Professional Development in Effective Schools

This report from Ofsted is based on a survey into the impact in schools of the government’s strategy for continuing professional development (CPD). The strategy was introduced in 2001 and subsequently relaunched in 2005. It aims to promote the benefits of CPD, help teachers make the most of the choices available, and...
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2000 - 2009

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STEM Fairs: Introduction

These materials are provided by the British Science Association and supported by Intel. They aim to give an overview of the types of activities that happen at STEM fairs. The guide is useful in preparing students when visiting a fair. It also covers some of the key points to consider when organising, hosting or...
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2010 to date

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