Red Shirting – Pros and Cons

This relatively short article is well written and gives a nice balanced overview of the positive and negative aspects of Red Shirting.

Red Shirting Article

What struck me as the key point not brought out in the article is, if the educational experiences in schools for children in later years are adequately differentiated, then most of the negative points highlighted disappear. They are only really danger issues if classrooms stay stuck in the ‘one size fits all’ groove in terms of the learning offered (in which case student boredom is a strong possibility).


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