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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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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 Singapore: 8) Which policies can England borrow?

February 12 2018

Policy borrowing is rarely successful  I began this series of posts by emphasising the need to understand Singapore’s political, economic and social priorities (explained here) if we were to make sense of its educational success.  In the previous and penultimate post, I argued that Singapore’s success can be explained by its systematic approach, not individual policies […]

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Education in Singapore: 7) The secret of Singapore’s success

February 10 2018

Singapore’s education system achieves top results on international tests, and Singaporean students like school more than Finnish students (more here).  How has this been achieved?  My visit convinced me that there’s a secret, but no ‘secret ingredient’. I don’t mean this by way of criticism: something amazing is happening.  But visits to other countries have left […]

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