The Vertical Tutoring Website

Welcome to people interested in PARADIGMATIC change.

The site tells you what VT is and why it is a viable alternative to the same-age hypothesis, a system well past its use-by date. You'll find the latest research papers below. 

'One school at a time and a thousand lives made better'

(Updated) Multi-age organisation, complexity theory, and secondary school reform

Many of you on Twitter have requested my paper on parent partnership prior to publication. Press the button to read.
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Barnard, P. A. (2020) Socially collaborative schools; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, New York, London, and Washington.

Short intro to VT 

This paper explains why schools using a traditional same-age structure cannot be developed into learning organisations

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