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Why using data on children for political ends is wrong

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Paul Speller has hit out at the use of data and league tables in connection with school children. As well as the limited value of data based on narrow metrics, he condemns attempts by some politicians to seek a school-by-school … Continue reading

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Get set for summer with Ready Steady Go!

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The annual publication Ready Steady Go! has been distributed to the families of all primary school children in the Isle of Man. Ready Steady Go! is packed with advice of family things to do during the summer holidays. Paul Speller … Continue reading

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Press release: Have a monster time at the Isle of Man Family Library this half term holiday

There is a monster mash of events at the Family Library in Douglas during the half term holiday next week. Members have been drawing monsters, as part of The Big Draw, since the beginning of October and there will be … Continue reading

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How to deal with a step up to secondary school

This is a version of an article that first appeared in the Manx Advertiser Parents – except those who happen to be teachers – will be celebrating. The kids have gone back to school! For some children, it will be … Continue reading

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