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Harry Fletcher-Wood

Harry Fletcher-Wood taught in Japan and India before training with Teach First and spending six years in London schools. During this time he taught history, organised university applications and was a head of department. Most recently, his increasing interest in the fine detail of teacher improvement led to him taking responsibility for continuing professional development within his school and teacher-training with Teach for Sweden. His current role involves researching teaching to help improve Teach First’s effectiveness. He blogs regularly at improvingteaching.co.uk and tweets sporadically as @hfletcherwood.

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Publications by Harry Fletcher-Wood

Ticked Off

Ticked Off by Harry Fletcher-Wood introduces teachers to the checklist,…

Don’t Change the Light Bulbs

Curated by Rachel Jones, Don’t Change the Light Bulbs offers…

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Education in Sweden: comparisons with England, conclusions, suggestions

September 18 2016

My beliefs about Swedish schools have changed as results have collapsed and I’ve come to recognise the effects of poor policy, problematic pedagogy and limited support.  I want to conclude by comparing English and Swedish schools and systems.  There […]

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Education in Sweden: false ideas, weak training, limited support

September 16 2016

Are you just going to write about how lazy Swedish teachers are?” Swedish teacher, to me. My posts on Swedish education so far have criticised behaviour and pedagogy harshly.  It might seem that […]

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