How did we get to where we are today?

3rd May 2013 at 01:00

Your cover story "I wouldn't be where I am today" (26 April) explores a fascinating issue: the relationship between schooling and academic achievement. Are there any studies about "late developers", as we used to be called? Why is it that the relatively few who are lauded when they are young often fail to maintain their promise, while those who pass through school unremarkably can flower? It would also be interesting to know why your writer decided that academic success was more worthy of attention than other kind of success.

Mark Featherstone-Witty, Founding principalchief executive, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now