This is the time of year where the mantra ‘work smart, not hard’ goes out the window for many people … Continue reading Breakfast clubs: the evidence
Last year the government announced an important inquiry into the causes of the exclusion crisis in this country following a … Continue reading Alternative Provision: oral evidence at the Education Select Committee
“Out of passions grow opinions; mental sloth lets these rigidify into convictions.” Nietzsche The above thinker might be an odd … Continue reading Mental sloth and the Edu data revolution
Political debate in the capital has squarely turned to the recent increase in violent crime, and as a teacher in … Continue reading Ending violence starts with believing in our students
Government changes to entry level skills tests for teachers will simply lower the expectations on recruits without thinking carefully about … Continue reading Lowering expectations is not the key to recruitment and retention
“I don’t feel it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is … Continue reading March Madness: terrible targets and the ethical insanity of ‘expected progress’
As we once again hear that the educational equity agenda is moving nowhere, the government’s insufficient understanding of how schools … Continue reading Devil Wears Prada- fashion, dilution and evidence in schools.