Don't miss Rachel Macfarlane's webinar with the Chartered College of Teaching

16 June 2021

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In Obstetrics for Schools: A guide to eliminating failure and ensuring the safe delivery of all learners, Rachel Macfarlane presents a powerful manifesto for school leaders and teachers on how they can bridge the advantage gap and deliver positive outcomes for all pupils.

In most parts of the world, the death of a baby in childbirth is now a rare tragedy rather than a common occurrence “ and it would be considered shocking for medical staff to accept a significant infant fatality rate. It™s also inconceivable that a hospital would have a successful delivery target much below 100%.

How could anything else be acceptable in this day and age?



Yet there is an expectation, and acceptance, of ˜baked in™ educational failure for around a third of 16-year-olds in UK schools each year. Such outcomes need addressing, and this book does just that. Find out more about the book here.


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