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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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Enrichment and Add-in
Enrichment and add-in

Enrichment can take place either within the curriculum and school day or as a ‘pull-out’ activity. It involves enriching the standard curriculum with material specifically designed for the most able, and adding to it. It is occasionally referred to as taking the pupil ‘wider and deeper’. There is a debate over whether additional material should be academic, or simply ‘novelty’, as in material designed to stir and ...

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