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An unprecedented collaboration between leading names from the independent and state sectors, this thought-provoking book addresses the current crisis in education for the most able.

Grounded in the classroom, the authors draw on their own first-hand experiences and international research to scrutinise techniques and practices from leading countries, exploring the more divisive issues that have damaged teaching worldwide.

Demonstrating what works well in teaching the most able, and also what does not work, the book offers a radical solution, a stimulus to thought and a way forward for teachers, academics and all those with responsibility for ensuring high standards in education, including governments and members of regulatory authorities.

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A Proposal for the UK
A proposal for the UK

It would be perfectly possible for the UK to be a world leader in the education of the most able, if it willed it so. Some of the steps needed to make it so are not expensive.

At the lower end of expense, education of the most able lacks a champion, as it does in most of the world. Such a champion must have guaranteed access to the corridors of power, which means, in effect, ...

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