Editorial/Opinion

Looking beyond the Academies

Sonia Blandford looks at the need to recognise that regardless of background, challenge and need, achievements come in a variety of forms.

Blog by Sonia Blandford

If we are to embrace new ideas, raise our expectations of and aspirations for children, and really give teachers the support they need to do their job, I’d also suggest we have to have new measures of success that move beyond academic knowledge, and embrace both social and cultural areas.

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