What’s the point of reflective practice?
As educators we put a lot into what we do. We think, we question, we plan, we learn, we teach and we reflect. Praxis, the cycle of reflection, practice, reflection and improved practice is fundamental to good teaching, learning and assessment and most…
Boris Johnson: Inequality, envy and education
Boris Johnson’s Margaret Thatcher Lecture was always going to be controversial. The Daily Telegraph topped its commentary on it here with the headline, “Boris Johnson: some people are too stupid to get on in life”.
You can read the full text of his lecture
Sir Ken Robinson - Educational Thinkers’ Hall of Fame
Sir Ken Robinson divides opinion. His stint as a castaway on BBC Radio 4′s Desert Island Discs last week prompted a wave of responses from educators. You can hear the broadcast online here or download a podcast here.
As a contemporary thinker and…
Remploy update - segregation or unemployment?
The WEA works on the principle that equality, diversity and inclusion are better for everyone and I blogged in August 2012 on The Paralympics, ATOS and Remploy. The blog is here.
At the time I wrote that:
The Government’s rationale for the factory…