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Entries for November 2009

10

We all know this but what are we doing to change it? How far can our influence reach into our concerns? If you work in an exam factory and do... [Read on ...]

Posted in: Curriculum
09

  Feedback from a reader of this blog:   Nice to see others thinking the same. We are awaiting the OFSTED visit and if I could try and ex... [Read on ...]

Posted in: Teaching
09

15 visual prompts to get you thinking: http://www.businessinsider.com/15-google-interview-questions-that-will-make-you-feel-stupid-2009-11#why-are-ma... [Read on ...]

Posted in: Thinking Skills
06

16 Y9s at Honywood Science College in Coggeshall. Full day. How do we learn? This bunch excelled: 1. They knew themselves very well 2. They could ... [Read on ...]

Posted in: Secondary
06

  If I chose to use my life inspecting schools rather than facilitating their growth, I’d examine the following areas and standards therein: ... [Read on ...]

Posted in: Teaching
06

Cleves School, Weybridge - consistenly outstanding (last 2 Ofsteds) AND by my cobbled together standards above. Spent a day there learning with the ch... [Read on ...]

Posted in: Teaching
03

  Trainer Will Ord runs a great course called “Good to Outstanding”. I’m thinking about marketing one called “Good to Satisfactory” because that... [Read on ...]

Posted in: Policy & Politics