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Scherto Gill

Executive Secretary and Research Fellow of the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace (GHFP)

Scherto Gill is Executive Secretary and Research Fellow of the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace (GHFP). The GHFP is an international research institute based in the UK and France. Scherto is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sussex where she teaches on postgraduate programmes in education and social research. As a Researcher, she has conducted, independently and as part of a team, many inquiries in the fields of education, social studies and peace. Her interests centre on understanding peace and human flourish as a holistic and dynamic process and how to apply this understanding in social transformation. The key concepts that she is developing with others at the GHFP include human-centered education, dialogic approach to peace-building and critical narrative. Scherto is a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and an Associate of TAOS Institute.

Why Are Exams So Damaging?

Once teachers are free from the pressure of preparing students for exams, they will be able to put time and energy into providing the much needed feedback to each individual student so that real learning will take place in schools.
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