Tag Archives: London Festival of Education

Not Quite Groundhog Day – The London Festival of Education

This gallery contains 5 photos.

         “Something is . . . different. Anything different is good.” –        Groundhog Day Taking part in the London Festival of Education gave us opportunities to listen to respected educators discussing a range of issues – the importance of leadership, … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“More than a checklist of competences” – Guardian editorial on education

This gallery contains 2 photos.

Still feeling dismayed by the hard-line ‘traditionalist’ element at the London Festival of Education (#LFE15) we invite readers to insert the word ‘schools’ wherever ‘universities’ and ‘higher education’ occur in this recent Guardian editorial: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/27/guardian-view-on-higher-education-beyond-bean-counters The noble idea that a … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The London Festival of Education: 50 Shades of Grey Matter

This gallery contains 2 photos.

The thing that became increasingly obvious during this year’s London Festival of Education last Saturday is that the ‘traditionalists’ still don’t get it. After all that’s been said and done about the developmental and learning needs of children and young … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Celebration of Education

This gallery contains 9 photos.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela There are good people in all walks of life. In education there are some really good people, who have committed their lives to nurturing … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Slow Education

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Last Saturday we spent the day at the London Festival of Education, which was hosted by the London University Institute of Education. We’ll report on the day more fully later this week, but today we’re focusing on one of the … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Remember Gove?

8×7=56. I know. Just as I also know that 2+2 doesn’t always add up to 4, but that has come about from hard experience not from parrot fashion learning. I suppose there is some bright spark somewhere in academia who … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments