Jane Sowerby is Education Director at One Education.

Jane Sowerby

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Jane Sowerby is Education Director at One Education.

She taught in primary schools in London and Cumbria before working in Manchester. She has a passion for reflective practice and coaching as improvement methodologies and believes that we should all be education research nerds regularly talking about pedagogy in the staff room.

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Jane Sowerby has written 27 posts

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Party Manifestos and Education

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Lunch or breakfast? Grammars or smaller class sizes? Knowledge-rich curriculum and testing or arts pupil premium and EBacc? We’ll know after 8 June...

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Snap Election & Education

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In retrospect, it seems that both Justine Greening and Nick Gibb were gearing up for the election treadmill leading up to Easter. The Secretary of State spoke at length at the end of March about social mobility being the driving focus for the DfE...

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Evidence-based Pedagogies

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I was disappointed, if not surprised, to hear Schools Minister Nick Gibb’s speech this week at the Education World Forum on ‘the evidence for teacher-led instruction’; although he did have me splurting out my coffee as I read the opening statements...

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Education Secretary on social mobility

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Justine Greening’s speech this week at her old employer’s PwC, saw her set out her stall for her term of office, with social mobility being the number one focus...

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Education Roadmap

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With the close of the government’s consultation last month on the Green Paper proposals, ‘Schools that work for everyone’; and the spring term underway, it is a useful time to take stock of the education landscape while we await the government response and digest the recently published accountability data.

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Clash of the Titans

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The two colliding views of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector and the DfE were aired on the same platform this week at the 2016 FASNA Autumn Conference in central London.

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