The Education Select Committee published its report on teacher recruitment and retention today. I’m increasingly impressed with the work the committee is doing led by its Chair, Neil Carmichael MP. Continue reading
It’s great to be able to blog about how I’ve shared the stage with John Hattie, John Tomsett, Barry Hymer and the real David Cameron; more rhetoric than reality. Speaking at the same conference isn’t quite the same as sharing the stage but since I spoke in the same room I thought a bit of exaggeration for effect might be allowed. Continue reading
“Know thy impact” is the tag line for Visible Learning and the work of Professor John Hattie. It is a useful mantra for each and every teacher and leader. Last week I had the pleasure of hosting David Weston CEO of the Teacher Development Trust, at St. Mary’s Catholic Academy, as part of us evaluating our professional development.