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The cost of marginalising Tech-Voc Education (Pt 3): corporal punishment, “weak” students and loss of teacher time

“In the old 10%-entering-secondary-school days, some schools allowed students to follow an accelerated four-year programme to take the external examination. “Would it not make sense to have a similar programme which provides six or maybe even seven years as the norm to cater for the weaker students or, alternatively, have …

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The cost of marginalising Tech-Voc Education (Pt 2): full certificates and the ignored gender agenda

“We cannot simply produce a Policy for Education and not seek to educate the public on the value of Tech-Voc education. We must also demonstrate that value by offering Technology Education in all schools as a core subject in the National Curriculum. “[…] Another concept that needs to be examined …

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