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Tick box options for the NHS

130 years ago, Florence Nightingale received the Royal Red Cross from Queen Victoria in recognition of her special devotion in nursing sick and wounded servicemen. If she were alive today, she would be in awe of the phenomenal advancements in … Continue reading

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Is the learning curve getting in a twist?

Michael Gove’s decision to scrap GCSEs in favour of a Baccalaureate Certificate has done little to diminish the government’s obsession with external assessment. Obviously, the Education Secretary had to do something. GCSEs have become discredited and no longer represent any … Continue reading

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The truth, according to science

According to the BBC, the Dutch team competing against Portugal in Euro 2012 enjoyed 56% possession of the ball and managed 529 passes compared to their opponents’ mediocre tally of 349. Of those passes, Holland achieved a success rate of … Continue reading

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