Monthly Archives: June 2012

Grenier on Nutbrown

Julian Grenier is a thoughtful blogger, so it was interesting to read his reflections on the Nutbrown Review on his Inside the Secret Garden blog.  I share his disquiet about EYP status, I must admit: in 2002 I waved the … Continue reading

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Nutbrown Review of Qualifications

Not a rant this time, just the links to the pdf of the report, and to the DoE webpage on the review which also has other useful links. Here are the nineteen recommendations: Recommendation 1 The Government should continue to specify the qualifications … Continue reading

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Learning poems

I will leave it to two voices more eloquent than mine to explore in two very different ways the notion of children “as young as five” (why always that cliche?) learning to recite poems. They express in different voices a … Continue reading

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