Monthly Archives: March 2011

A little bit of History does you good!

In Tuesday’s Guardian (29/3/2011), Niall Ferguson, the eminent Historian now at Harvard and often on our TV screens too, leads another attack on the teaching of History in our schools.  His article is entitled ‘History has never been so unpopular’ … Continue reading

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For the Fallen

“Every intelligent person in the world knew that disaster was impending but knew no way to avoid it.” H.G.Wells I have converted pictures taken on our visit with text and some background images in a new Animoto – view that … Continue reading

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What the FRSA…

…are they all about? I joined the RSA some 20 years ago, when it became clear to me I needed some cross-‘business meets theory’ support above and beyond that which my professional sector of education was giving me. I needed … Continue reading

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4 years with a G-Wiz

Now not everything that I write about relates to education, though you could be forgiven that from my recent blog entries. For a couple of weeks recently, I have been seen riding around in a petrol Hyundai 1.2, and rumours … Continue reading

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It’s all about reading…

Following my first blog about the Learning Frontiers event I attended in Shoreditch, in which I was able to make a contribution ( -69min28secs onwards), I have a little more to add. When I thrust forward into headship, I had … Continue reading

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The soft bigotry of low expectations

This phrase first entered regular usage when George W Bush exercised it regularly during his Presidency. I heard it again on Thursday evening this week, from Donald Clark, e-learning entrepreneur and one of 6 contributors to the Learning without frontiers … Continue reading

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