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The work and impact of the Thinking Matters approach and Thinking Schools has regular coverage in both National and Educational media press and publications. Recent coverage includes:

Teach Secondary - Teach Secondary visit their first Thinking School, Leventhorpe Secondary in Hertfordshire and report back on their findings.

Belfast Live - Top revision tips to ensure you're revising smarter and not longer - Apr 2019

Training Journal - Future of Work - Adaptability - Alisdair Wade urges educationalists to prepare young people to be ready for an automated future - Apr 2019

FE NewsThinking School Pupils make outstanding Progress - Feb 2019

Training Journal - How Thinking Schools can skills can prepare young people for the march of the robots - Feb 2019

TES -  Becoming a Thinking School transformed our pupils learning - Jan 2019 or view as Pdf

Sec Ed - Embracing Thinking Schools - Jan 2019

Primary Times - Don't stop Thinking Just because it's Christmas - Dec 2018

FE News - Thinking Matters brings the Thinking School approach to exam obsessed China - Nov 2018

FE News and NEConnected - The exam factory model comes at enormous cost at a human level - A response to the Budget announcement that mental health services are to receive a signifiant cash injection - Oct 2018

Teach Secondary - Meddle in the Middle - Dr Dave Walters considers educators 'getting it right' and why Thinking Matters - Aug 2018

Western Morning News - Thinking Schools only way to save jobs from AI - Aug 2018

Back to School Annual 2018- Thinking Outside the Box - the effect of becoming a Thinking School on students with Autism - Aug 2018

TES - Teach the Skills that keep the robots working for us - 26 July 2018

Education for Everybody Online - Becoming a Thinking School helped our pupils become self-motivated learners - 24 July 2018

Teaching Times - Thinking skills could improve GCSE results by a whole grade - July 2018

FE News - Children who learn thinking skills could improve their GCSE results by a whole grade- July 2018

- New research reveals striking improvements in schools which adopt ‘map-reading’ model of learning - June 2018

For a full copy of Dr David Walters research report see here

nb: This page is regularly updated with new articles as they appear.

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