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Four ways to support neurodiversity in the classroom

This blog was written by Sparx, an education technology company reimagining the way maths is taught and learnt in schools. The Sparx programme has proven to help children improve their numeracy skills, increase their attainment in maths and nurture their confidence. Neurodiversity describes the inherent differences in the way our brains function and process information. […]

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Promoting Multilingual Approaches in Teaching and Learning

This blog was written by Kerry Taylor-Leech, senior lecturer in second language teaching and curriculum literacies at Griffith University, Queensland; and Sue Ollerhead, lecturer in language education at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. It was originally posted on the IIEP Learning Portal on 6th November 2019. Multilingualism is good for us. Not only does speaking more […]

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Gender and sexual identities in early childhood curricula: The case of Canada

The authors of this post are contributors to Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies. Dr Pamela Malins, Assistant Professor, University of New Brunswick, Education, explores early childhood curriculum, literacies, and identities. Dr Rachel Heydon is Professor, Faculty of Education, Western University, where she studies early childhood curricula, literacies, and educator professional learning. Dr Emma Cooper, Instructor, […]

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The ‘Abidjan Principles’ on private involvement in education: A useful framework or a step too far?

This blog was written by the Global Schools Forum, a community of education entrepreneurs who are running and supporting innovative and inclusive schools in under-served markets. It was originally published on the Medium website on 25 March 2019. The 21st of March saw the release of the Abidjan Principles on the human rights obligations of States to […]

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