The trouble with schools is that we never quite get it right when it comes to student groupings and that’s because it’s complicated and not clear cut. This is the sixth in my series of 6 priorities I believe are essential, if we are to recover fully from school closures. Hopefully, attention given to these … Continue reading Recovering from Closure Priority 6: Re-set/re-group; there will be gaps to close
Introduction The trouble with schools is we try to replicate things 'by the book' and it's not always for the best. While writing this mini-series of imperatives for schools in the 21st century, I've steered clear of giving actual examples and stuck to basic principles and rationale. I believe that practice should come from a … Continue reading A 21st Century Imperative 4 (Part 2)
The trouble with schools is that they find it hard to come out of their comfort zones. A valid point was raised by Professor Chris Taylor of Cardiff University, concerning my last blog regarding the new Welsh curriculum. He commented that if there were any critique of it, it would more likely focus upon what … Continue reading Mastery of What?