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  1. Gove and the British Values curriculum

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    June 13, 2014 by Sian Rowland

    Dear Mr Gove. Just when you think his ideas about education can’t get pottier he pulls a new rabbit out …
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  2. Oi winter. Do one.

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    February 26, 2013 by Sian Rowland

    Is it me or do we seem to have entered a new ice age? It’s so cold that Sir Ranulph …
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  3. Those that can’t…my favourite teaching myths

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    January 7, 2013 by Sian Rowland

    With the new term starting today I thought I’d share my favourite myths about education. if you have any more …
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  4. 2012: that was the year that was

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    December 31, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    I’ve just spent some time going through my diary and revisiting 2012. Due to one thing or another it’s been …
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  5. Freelance, part time and temporary: how to survive the long term contract

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    December 30, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    I started writing this last month while still in my deputy head post. I was reflecting on the past year …
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  6. Zen and the art of the freelance deputy head

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    October 11, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    My week started badly. We’re now into the season of colds and mellow flu-fullness so my teaching day starts at …
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  7. Ten reasons to go freelance

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    August 20, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    “Freelance: adjective self-employed and hired to work for different companies on particular assignments.” Oxford English Dictionary Freelancing is rewarding and nerve-wracking …
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