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I'm Watching You

During the 1920s, West Electric were interested in how they could improve productivity. So they sent a team of researchers to their Hawthorne Works factory just outside of Chicago. 759 more words

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Grade 1 Ofsted Inspections

At the moment there is what you might call an Ofsted frenzy in education. The whole of the education sector is in fear of Ofsted. Our working lives are consumed by it. 1,004 more words

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Choosing vulnerability

Being vulnerable is a choice.

Really!?! A CHOICE?

When I think of vulnerability, I think of someone with their guard down in a situation where they have been stripped of all their defenses. 614 more words

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The art of simplification

When the DfE announced the removal of levels as a system of national assessment, they cited the issue that they were “complicated and difficult to understand, especially for parents”. 322 more words


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Towards an Educational (R)evolution - my talk for the RSA

The following text is the talk I gave at the RSA yesterday. It’s what I wrote and intended to say, although of course on the day I improvised and lost bits. 3,069 more words

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The New Kiln has arrived!

Our new Bailey kiln arrived today. We named the kiln Audrey for Audrey Greenwald, whose love and efforts to advance Clay Art Center have continued with the Audrey Greenwald Memorial Equipment Fund. 68 more words

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DIY - Stencilled Fabric Covered Photo Album

I made a resolution at the beginning of 2014 to print and save my photos properly. I had a bit of an ‘incident’ last year when I fried the hard drive of my laptop with too much photoshop and thought I’d lost a lot of photos – mainly because I’m the worst at backing up my files. 1,024 more words

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