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Who Should Have the Power to Create the School Curriculum?

RSA Event

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RSA House, London

  • Creativity
  • Curriculum
  • Education
  • Schools
  • Skills
  • Teaching

The RSA and the Institute of Education are celebrating the second year of Grand Curriculum Designs, a pioneering professional development programme for school leaders and other educators.

As part of this activity, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Tristram Hunt MP will visit the RSA to explore the future of the curriculum in the context of emerging technological and pedagogical innovations. Dr Hunt will speak about teaching quality and where UK schools can do more to tailor the curriculum using freedoms accrued by changes in policy.

We will hear responses from Don ParkerEmlyn Lumley and Joanna Brinkley school leaders participating in the Grand Curriculum Designs CPD programme.

Respondents: Don Parker, headteacher, Askwith Community Primary School and strategic leader, Harrogate and Rural Teaching School Alliance; Emlyn Lumley, headteacher, Park High School; and Joanna Brinkley, acting executive headteacher, Hayes Primary School and St Mary Cray Primary School.

Discussion and Q&A chaired by RSA director of Education, Joe Hallgarten

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