This is the presentation and a summary of my talk at the Festival of Education. The opening slides about “curriculum being purpose enacted” and the link between the purpose of a curriculum and its design can be found in 7 Principles of Good Curriculum Design.
This short guidance from the Education Endowment Foundation: looks at five key principles; includes some myth busters; gives a suggested tiered approach to pupil premium spending and a set of four case studies to help exemplify the good work going on in schools. Continue reading
“It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it and that’s what gets results.” So goes the 1982 song from the two groups. Over time, I’ve increasingly understood that the way things are done matters hugely but always thought “It ain’t what you do” was just an unfortunate lead in to the Bananarama Principle of School Improvement (Implementation Matters). Continue reading