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Some brightness in learning in London

In the midst of all the negativity, this article took my eye regarding the state of education in London…

There is nothing inherently different in the educational performance of pupils from different ethnic backgrounds, but the children of relatively recent immigrants typically have greater hopes and expectations of education and are, on average, more likely to be engaged with their school work. This is not by chance, of course; a key part of the ‘London effect’ is the capital’s attraction to migrants and those aspiring to a better life.

Read more: Want to know why London’s schools perform better? | Simon Burgess | theguardian.com

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I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world. My books, Future Proof Your School and Re-Examining Success together with this blog, explore how better learning outcomes for all can be achieved.

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This entry was posted on November 14, 2014 by in News and tagged , , , , , .

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