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The currency of assessment for learners with SEND

ALISTAIR CRAWFORD, NATIONAL NETWORK OF SPECIALIST PROVISION (NNSP), UK This article explores aspirations and meaningful outcomes beyond the school gates through the perspective of ‘experts by experience’. … this problem of deficit framing is located within the wider societal issue of the meritocracy, life’s “sorting principle” which has narrowed what we perceive a “good life” […]

Reading for pleasure: A catalyst for connection

KELLY ASHLEY, LECTURER IN READING FOR PLEASURE, THE OPEN UNIVERSITY, UK PROFESSOR TERESA CREMIN, THE OPEN UNIVERSITY, UK  JENNI JEALOUS, VICE PRINCIPAL, CROFT ACADEMY, UK CURTIS JORDAN, YEAR 2 TEACHER AND ENGLISH LEAD, HORSENDALE PRIMARY SCHOOL, UK   Finding ways to engage students in reading may be one of the most effective ways to leverage social change. (OECD, 2002. […]