Enterprise schooling: towards interdependence

One thing that seems to annoy educators is the intrusion of “business” terminology into the work of schooling.  When terms like key performance indicators and data driven are introduced, we fear that business is going to take over the work of schooling, which has its own unique language and narrative. For too long we’ve seen … More Enterprise schooling: towards interdependence

Art of teaching

Over the course of the year I have written about a range of issues but the central theme has been about learning and teaching in a contemporary and connected world. The more I write about this, the more I recognise that improving student learning is about improving teacher quality.  It’s not pie in the sky stuff, … More Art of teaching

Adding value

I’ve enjoyed my short visit to Learning and Teaching Scotland. As is often the case with these sorts of visits you get so much out of the informal discussions, some of which can go on well into the evenings! The generosity of time and sharing of professional expertise of these busy people is always amazing. You … More Adding value