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Bill Laar

Visiting Fellow

Oxford Brookes University

HQ Phone: +44 1865 483200

Oxford Brookes University

Gipsy Lane

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 0BP

United Kingdom

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Oxford Brookes University is a modern U.K. university with a reputation for innovation, high-quality education and research, and strong links to industry. Oxford Brookes currently has almost 18,000 full- and part-time students from foundation to postgradu ... more

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Fellow To The School of Education
Brookes University

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We have two full-time consultants Bill Laar and Jackie Holderness dealing with various areas of primary education.

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Bill Laar.
Bill was a Primary Head teacher before becoming an inspector/adviser. In this capacity he worked for a number of local authorities, including: Birmingham and Barking and Dagenham. He was:
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For over 10 years, Bill has worked as an educational consultant, with schools and teachers around the UK and overseas. He is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford Brookes University and has worked recently with a number of Education Action Zones in the UK.
Interests:
Bill's main professional interests are: Management and leadership; governance of schools; school inspection and self-evaluation; Creativity in education; the use of narrative in learning; teaching gifted and more able children; non-fiction skills development; teaching thinking skills; the teaching of reading, writing and poetry; teachers' continuing professional development:
Publications by Bill Laar:
Bill has been a regular contributor to the Times Educational Supplement and has written books and materials for teachers, including :
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Bill is currently working on LCP Reading Cards, a cross-curricular non-fiction reading skills project for LCP (in press) and on Jamboree, an ESL picture book/ video programme for younger ESL children (Harcourt : 2005).
Jackie and Bill jointly wrote the OUP Parent's Guide to Pre-School Learning (1999).


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Education consultant and former schools inspector Bill Laar says making sure that the pupils look happy when you visit is an important test.

Other essentials, says Laar, include a reasonably high position in the national tests league tables; a "rich" curriculum; a low turnover of teachers; a well-looked-after playground (with plenty of space for games, important for boys); enough computers to get to grips with technology and, crucially, an inspirational head teacher keen to work with parents.


Education consultant and former schools ...

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Education consultant and former schools inspector Bill Laar says making sure that the pupils look happy when you visit is an important test.

Other essentials, says Laar, include a reasonably high position in the national tests league tables; a "rich" curriculum; a low turnover of teachers; a well-looked-after playground (with plenty of space for games, important for boys); enough computers to get to grips with technology and, crucially, an inspirational head teacher keen to work with parents.


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Bill Laar: Fellow to The School of Education, Brookes University


Curriculum

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Bill Laar: Fellow to The School of Education, Brookes University

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