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Moss, Peter – Improving Schools, 2016
Loris Malaguzzi (1920-1994) was one of the great educationalists of the last century, helping to create a system of public (or municipal) schools in his home city of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy that is, arguably, the most successful example of radical or progressive education that has ever been. The article gives an introduction to Malaguzzi…
Descriptors: Reggio Emilia Approach, Public Education, Progressive Education, Change Agents
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Cortesao, Luiza – Improving Schools, 2011
This article highlights how school can work as a "pressure cooker valve", contributing to a "controlled management" of processes of exclusion. Schools, sometimes without realizing it, simultaneously promote some practices that lead to greater inclusion and support, and others that effectively result in the exclusion of…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Instruction, Poverty, Minority Group Students
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Harris, Linda – Improving Schools, 2007
The Assessment is for Learning programme has been implemented by Learning and Teaching Scotland over recent years and there will be further developments throughout the Scottish curriculum up until and beyond 2007. This article re-examines the techniques of formative assessment that can progress pupil learning and appeals to teachers to review…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Educational Assessment
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Hayes, Denis – Improving Schools, 2004
After issuing a flood of missives about education during its time in office, the Government is now actively encouraging the exploitation of creativity and offering schools the opportunity to be more flexible in their interpretation and teaching of the curriculum. This apparent change of heart has left school leaders and classroom practitioners…
Descriptors: Creativity, Test Results, School Law, Teaching Methods