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Ralph Leighton

Testament Interview with Ralph Leighton – Part 3

This is the final part of three short segments of an interview with Ralph Leighton who is a teacher educator who has been involved in the development of citizenship as a subject. In Part Three Ralph talks frankly about challenges he has faced so far and his key influences including Postman and Weingartner’s ‘Teaching as […]

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diagram of positive and negative ions

Beware of negative ‘IONs’

Policies in relation to children experiencing difficulty and/or disability have developed over the last thirty years through a set of exhortations or what we might now call ‘sound bites’ that have arisen from a set of reports, policies and guides. These exhortations tend to take the form of nouns ending in ‘ion’. If you put […]

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