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The Dream School in Kauniainen, Finland

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by Sirkku Nikamaa What is wrong with the school today? What are the skills and competencies that will best serve our students and the society at large in years to come? How do we acknowledge the creativity, skills and different talents of our students? Education authorities in Kauniainen, Finland asked these and many more questions […]

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Reflections on Standard 10 Results

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by Spokey Wheeler International Director, Adhyayan Shishuvan school this week got its first ever Standard 10 examination scores some three months after receiving permanent ICSE accreditation. With no child gaining an award lower than 1st Division the school was justly proud. As their Adhyayan assessor and coach I was almost as eager as the school […]

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Notes from the Education Seminars #2: The Times They Are a-Changin’, but what is the course education is taking?

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FRIDAY, 20 APRIL 2012 Notes from the Education Seminars #2: The Times They Are a-Changin’, but what is the course education is taking? Labels: #Education, #Notes from the Education Seminars Finnish Educator and Consultant, Sirkku Nikamaa-Berg, one of the panelists in the ‘Lessons from the North’ seminar, blogs about the future of education. The pace […]

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A new type of learning, a new kind of teacher

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by Peter Hyman.  If we are to prepare children to succeed in the 21st century, then teaching and learning has to change dramatically.  That is the conclusion we have come to while planning to set up School 21, a new 4 to 18 school in Stratford, East London. If we want children to leave school […]

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A change of attitude?

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by Marc Rowland. I recently allowed myself to be distracted by a debate about education standards and the achievement gap on Twitter (probably involving @samfr) as a way of avoiding a challenging piece of work. Twitter is great displacement. One of the things I find a little frustrating about the education community is that we are […]

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Welcome to Adhyayan blog

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The Adhyayan: Reflections on Quality in Education Blog is a new web space that allows Adhyayan network associates, partners, clients and others dedicated to improving school quality, to debate new ideas and current events in education policy in India and internationally. It will promote discussions between private sector, public sector and NGO education providers, encouraging innovation and […]