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How Ofsted will inspect CEIAG in FE Colleges from September 2017

Having blogged for (oh vey, many) years on the evolving focus on CEIAG in secondary schools from Ofsted, this year my attention lies elsewhere and how the Inspectorate will be considering the CEIAG offers of Further Education Colleges across the country. 993 more words

CEIAG Policy

Think about thinking hard

I recently stumbled across this statement in Coe’s excellent ‘Improving Education‘ publication and it really hit home:

Some research evidence, along with more anecdotal experience, suggests that students may not necessarily have real learning at the top of their agenda.

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Teacher Training

It's starting to feel real!

So it's now common knowledge at work that I've given my notice, although only two people know the exact reasons behind it. I've also applied for a number of voluntary positions, most of which I've had a positive response from! 83 more words

Animal Care

So many updates!

So much has happened since my last blog post. I'll therefore try and keep this short, rather than writing an essay.

After weeks of searching I realised that I wasn't going to be able to find a distance learning Animal Management course. 205 more words

Animal Care

Navigating networking

Networking is often thought of as the main aim of conferences, alongside the opportunity to hear about research that you’re interested in by people you may only previously have heard of as a name on a textbook. 760 more words


5 Reasons Why Putting off your Masters Education is Possibly the Best Idea Ever

So you’ve completed your undergraduate degree, congratulations! You probably want to take a minute to relish your accomplishments and catch up on sleep, but the incessant “What are you going to do with your life?” line of questioning from your family, peers, and that sweet cashier Dulce from the supermarket down the street won’t let you. 809 more words