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Why Standardised Education Systems Are Failing or Why it’s Essential to Embrace Creativity in Education | Ac-Ed

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For over 30 years or more the concept of standards and testing have characterised the mechanism by which policy has sought to improve education outcomes. There is such a belief that even when it swept away all other aspects of education to the point of resulting in teacher recruitment and retention crisis & pupils’ well-being plummeting no other approach has been allowed. All we have seen is a strengthening of the belief that standards and testing will bring about improvements sought for – well they don’t and won’t.

What many believe, including myself, is that it is the act of creativity that will bring about the excellence in education we seek. Sir Ken Robinson amongst others have campaigned for such an approach but without success. At what point and what argument has to be made to make the change happen? To use one of my analogies

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This entry was posted on April 28, 2022 by in Blogs, Features and tagged , , , , , .

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