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Ian Warwick

Ian Warwick is the founder and senior director of London Gifted & Talented and previously taught in inner-city comprehensives for 20 years. LG&T have worked with more than 3,000 schools and 8,000 teachers across London.

Ian now also works with networks of schools across the UK, Europe and worldwide.

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Ian Warwick

How to stretch the more able: go off-piste, define differentiation and avoid time-wasting marking

Conference chair Ian Warwick addresses some of the questions posed by delegates at the 'Stretch and Challenge the More Able' event. Like a GPS, teachers are prone to denying students responsibility for their own path-finding We're told the curriculum is about mastering all learning at a child's own...