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Island "ready" to change education system

Academic advocates new ideas

An academic specialising in the future of children's education thinks the Isle of Man is "ready" to change the way it thinks about teaching.

Professor Guy Claxton travels the world to give talks on how education should be shaped for the next generation.

He's recently spoken in America, Brazil, Kuala Lumpur and Australia - also visiting the Island on Friday (1), to help lead the Education Department's 'Essentials 4 Learning' symposium.

Professor Claxton says he wasn't advocating wholesale changes, but rather an injection of fresh ideas:

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