25 Jul '14

News Trojan horse 'politically motivated' and Ofsted's view on jazzy lessons

Education roundup: Ofsted prefer child-led lessons, teachers send summer selfies and academies ineffective at closing the attainment gap the news in brief Teachers giving "jazzy lessons": Taking a untraditional lesson approach when Ofsted visits may seem risky, but according to the thinktank Civitas, who analysed at 260 Ofsted reports, "jazzy" child-led lessons are preferred. The thinktank warned inspectors that shouldn't favour one style of teaching, however. Continue reading...

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