Comment COVID19 Online learning Remote learning

Dear Santa, Did You Get My Tweet?

Remote learning, online-learning platforms and home-schooling. It has certainly been a year in which these emerging technologies and pedagogies have grown and developed, especially in response to C19 restrictions and lockdowns. But despite all the progress in these spaces, surely there is still nothing that beats the physical school environment and face-to-face human interaction between teachers and learners. Perhaps a definitive return to all of that is what we should be asking for from Santa this year…

Comment Leadership and Management

Another Bad Hair Day? Owning a Brush Might Help.

Max Kelly presents a new blog with yet more comparisons between political leadership and school leadership…

After a torrid week or so for Boris Johnson and his Tory MPs, the Prime Minister continued his calamitous streak with a bizarre and poorly executed speech to the Confederation of British Industry. I’m not sure that a headteacher would get away with this type of regular performance in a school – so why is Boris Johnson getting away with it in Number 10?