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Judith Dawson obituary | Education

My friend and former colleague Judith Dawson, who has died aged 67 of cancer, was, in the words of her partner, Louise Osmond, “best friend, best fun, best ranter, best raver”. And so say I; and so say all of her many friends. Judith was perhaps best known as a distinguished senior political correspondent on Sky News, but I met her when she worked as a producer and then political correspondent at Independent Radio News. I fell in love with…

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Contribute to a podcast on the future of education | Membership – Education Article

Join our panel of education experts to examine what can be done to improve education, and make systems more equal. Whether you’re a teacher, student, academic, social worker, policymaker, parent, and wherever you are in the world, we want to hear from you. Alex Beard, author of Natural Born Learners, and one of our panellists for this podcast, says: “Most schools today are not teaching kids how to learn. We lack a common understanding of what education is and what…

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