Theme: Cultural Capital – the contribution of Language learning

Background:

OfSTED writes in the Education Inspection Handbook that cultural capital is the essential knowledge that pupils need to be educated citizens, introducing them to the best that has been thought and said and helping to engender an appreciation of human creativity and achievement.

The EIF refers to schools responding to local context to boost pupils’ cultural capital and sets out to investigate how well leaders use the curriculum to enhance the experience and opportunities available to children, particularly the most disadvantaged.

Read more of this insightful and thought-provoking research informed briefing: Teacher Briefing 23 Cultural Capital

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