Avoiding cynicism during tradeshow season

This week and next I’ll be doing my usual pilgrimages to the BETT and Learning Technologies exhibitions.  Some of my notes from previous years are on this site (BETT16; BETT14; LT16; LT15; LT14). On reflecting about what I want to get out of these shows this year I realised the growing levels of cynicism in… Continue reading Avoiding cynicism during tradeshow season

What future for education? MOOC – Week 2

It has been a little while since I’ve engaged at all with a MOOC.  I continue to sign up for the odd one but having moved into a house which is now proving a ‘money pit‘ my spare time has largely been taken up with cleaning, worrying about money and general panic about the years… Continue reading What future for education? MOOC – Week 2

Tristram Hunt’s take on that ‘School Revolution’

Partly in response to the changes in government, mentioned in my last post, the shadow minister for education has set out some of his ideas around the future of schools: This is once again a little disappointing for me, for example, he seems to be sitting on the fence around the variety of schools that… Continue reading Tristram Hunt’s take on that ‘School Revolution’