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BBC Today programme talks education last week

Has marking had its day? Let’s hear it from William Law primary school in Peterborough, where teachers are talking to pupils about their work instead. Every fortnight the teachers sit down with one of their students, and for fifteen minutes they go over work and discuss ways to develop their learning. Gone are the days of three hours of marking every night. Here’s a report from Branwen Jeffreys, the BBC’s Education Editor.

Listen from 2:42:54

Some summer radio listening… the Today programme talks to one of the top honchos at Warwick University about social media, social mobility and freedom of speech. The university has found itself at the centre of serious allegations about the misuse of social media by a handful of its students. Justin Webb puts the university on the spot…
Listen from 2:35:30

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