Tag Archives: Values

The Chinese Water Torture of Disinformation

Today I read this: Amanda Spielman, Ofsted’s chief inspector of schools for England, said she supported the shift back towards traditional academic subjects at GCSE, as these offered the best chance of progress to higher-level study. … But she added … Continue reading

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Music appreciation – who appreciates? A lesson from history. (And lots of questions!)

One of the side-effects of working so hard on National Curriculum assessment guidelines recently has been the re-emphasis in my thinking on musical learning. I spent a happy day recently getting cross in public at the ISM conference in Birmingham, where … Continue reading

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