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Introducing Latin in A State-Maintained Secondary School in England: Lessons Learned

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter looks at the journey of one teacher setting up Latin provision in an English state-maintained school and the subsequent expansion to other state-maintained schools in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding area. It looks...

The Appeal of Non-Linguistic Classical Studies Among Sixth-Form Students

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter aims to explore some of the reasons for students (aged 17–19) choosing to study AS or A level Classical Civilisation in a post-compulsory setting. It begins with a brief introduction on the context of A levels, the popularity...

Getting Classics Into Schools? Classics and the Social Justice Agenda of the UK Coalition Government, 2010–2015

Steven Hunt

Steven Hunt is the Subject Lecturer of the PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He taught Classics for over twenty years in state comprehensive schools and is author of Starting to Teach Latin (Bloomsbury, 2016). Steve contributes to CPD events at national and international levels, is Editor of the Journal of Classics Teaching, President of the Association of Latin Teaching, and lectures on Classics Education on the teacher training courses at Liverpool Hope University and Harris Academies Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter details the effects the education policies of the Coalition Government of 2010–2015 have had on the teaching of classical subjects in English schools, with particular reference to its social justice agenda. For the members...

Introduction

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Hunt

Steven Hunt is the Subject Lecturer of the PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He taught Classics for over twenty years in state comprehensive schools and is author of Starting to Teach Latin (Bloomsbury, 2016). Steve contributes to CPD events at national and international levels, is Editor of the Journal of Classics Teaching, President of the Association of Latin Teaching, and lectures on Classics Education on the teacher training courses at Liverpool Hope University and Harris Academies Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...What is ‘Classics in Communities’? The Classics in Communities project is a partnership between the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and the Iris Project. It was set up in response to the primary curriculum reforms...

Conclusion: Achievements of the Classics in Communities Project

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Hunt

Steven Hunt is the Subject Lecturer of the PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He taught Classics for over twenty years in state comprehensive schools and is author of Starting to Teach Latin (Bloomsbury, 2016). Steve contributes to CPD events at national and international levels, is Editor of the Journal of Classics Teaching, President of the Association of Latin Teaching, and lectures on Classics Education on the teacher training courses at Liverpool Hope University and Harris Academies Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Lessons learned This book has shown some of the exciting projects and achievements of individuals and groups in bringing classical subjects to students in schools and universities, and the public at large in theaters...

Reintroducing Classics in A Brazilian Public School: Project Minimus in São Paulo

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... with the largest number of illiterate people. For the Brazilian census, see http://brasilemsintese.ibge.gov.br/educacao/taxa-de-analfabetismo-das-pessoas-de-15-anos-ou-mais.html . (Accessed 22 August...

Latin in Norfolk: Joining Up the Dots

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Jane Maguire first considered the idea of Latin for primary children when working with Gifted and Talented children in a somewhat unlikely area of rural and coastal Norfolk where there was significant economic, social and cultural...
... David Gimson, the head of History, with whom I had worked when I ran a GCSE Greek club at the school in 2006. He offered his classroom to be the space we used. And so it all began. I contacted Mai Musié, the Classics outreach officer...

Classics in Our Ancestors’ Communities

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The study of ancient Greece and Rome is in Britain facing a moment of historical change. Although there are significant initiatives working to reverse the tide, the number of children and teenagers given access to the Latin and Greek...

Classics and Twenty-First-Century Skills

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter explores the relationship between Classics and twenty-first-century skills. The first section focuses on the cultivation of skills through the study of Classics in schools. Literacy, communication skills and critical thinking...