In the government's document, Excellence and Enjoyment: A Strategy for Primary Schools (DfES 2003) Chapter 4 begins with the comment ‘every teacher knows that truly effective learning and teaching focuses on individual children, their strengths and the approaches which engage, motivate and inspire them.’ And the authors of the document then go on to say that the new primary strategy will actually support greater tailoring of teaching to individuals. This view was further developed in the then Education Minister David Miliband's speech to the 2004 North of England Conference where he used the term personalised learning. According to the minister, this had to do with ‘shaping teaching around the way that different youngsters learn’ so that it nurtures ‘the unique ...
Learning for Teaching
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