If this appears on my phone things have not worked.
This is a review of Rebecca Allen and Sam Sim’s book “The Teacher Gap”. If you’re a joiner then every problem needs a hammer and nails. If you’re an economist then, this book suggests, you perhaps think you can solve
In the first part of this review we looked at Furlong’s description of the issues which have faced Education as a discipline, and the ways that these issues have resulted in Education taking up a marginalised position in the University.
I found this book to be really informative, and in many ways empowering – it’s especially helpful to me as a relatively new entrant to the job of overseeing the work of Initial Teacher Educators, and it has given me
I‘m not usually a big fan of international comparisons, or borrowing policy from more successful jurisdictions. This suspicion has been made much more acute by the egregious policy cherry picking carried out by lobbyists, politicians (from all parties) and academy
I’m currently reading 12 books that I think I might disagree with, inspired by a lecture I went to by David Halpin. With this post, I’m finishing writing about the first book I read – Julian Le Grand’s ‘The Other
I’m writing a section of a GCSE text book at the moment, for Edexcel’s recently approved spec (for teaching next year!). The section is about London in the Second World War, and it’s part of their warfare through time unit. This
I’ve never used a shop bought inspirational poster, but I have made a few, and I think that their judicious use can be very beneficial. With most things it’s the quality and the way you use them, rather than their
Last week I took an overview of all the environment studies. Though they’re (mostly) worth around 10% of the GCSE I wonder if they’ll be giving many HODs and teachers something to worry about as they start to think about
There are big changes coming at KS4. Others have written excellent posts summarising the new specifications and the differences between them. On reflection there’s something for everyone in most specs – we will each find some aspects that we seem to