Educating parents

A few months back, I received an email from Jack, an ed tech company director who had finished reading Educating Gen Wifi.  He felt compelled to write a post on his blog about the book and sent me a link to it. Jack confessed that it wasn’t until he was half way through the book … More Educating parents

John Hattie

The task we have set ourselves of building a high performing system has been challenging but our work has been enriched by the ideas and input of great educational change agents  like Michael Fullan, Stephen Heppell and most recently, John Hattie. On 19 October, more than 600 educators came to hear John Hattie deliver the 2009 Ann … More John Hattie

Engaging Parents

As schools are becoming more embedded in their local communities, partnerships become more critical.  There are growing examples where parents and local experts are contributing to the learning agenda in practical ways. As I said in a previous post, it is understandable that parents often feel left behind in the learning journey (probably symptomatic of their experience of … More Engaging Parents