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Here we go again.

Zach has apparently completed three months of thezachproject and the process of applying for funding has started again, at least we think it has.

I contacted the transition team regarding this some weeks ago and eventually it seemed the wheels had started turning and there maybe just enough time BUT there was, we are told, a glitch in that somebody thought something was something else and so it was maybe not submitted to panel in time…..which means that we are once again stressed and strung out. 626 more words

Year 10 and 11 Taster Workshops

12th November 2016, 10.00am – 1.00pm
Each workshop will give you a taste of the course, the chance to see where you might study and allow you to meet some of the lecturers. 52 more words

Art Education

Where do you get your information from about how students learn?

This post was originally written for the TES (edited and featured 0n 25/06/16)

For most, this question may seem an odd one, but according to… 979 more words

Teacher Training

My teaching philosophy? 

One of the first major tasks we have been given on our PCET is to create and develop our teaching philosophy.

On the outset, this seems relatively simple. 368 more words

Further Education

The problem with curating

There was some kerfuffle this year over the issue of students designing posters. Students in a short case study I wrote on blended learning participated at a stage of the case study with multimodal poster design (Glogster.com), incorporating research data, classroom annotated notes, videos, images and frameworks of syllabus knowledge. 1,246 more words

Defending HE: academic integrity and access, and defending overseas colleagues and students

Dear Colleagues,

The Third Convention for the Defence of Higher Education

This Saturday 15th October UCL, London, 10.00-17.00

Speakers: Professor Alison Wolf (KCL), Professor Martin McQuillan (Kingston and CDBU), Malia Bouattia (NUS President), Professor John Holmwood (Nottingham and CPU), Mark Campbell (London Met), Gordon Marsden (LP Shadow Minister for HE), representatives of the SNP, and Green Party, and others.

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You don't need to...

Over the last few weeks I’ve been working with a new group of unqualified, practicing teachers. It’s fascinating to hear about some of the things they’ve been indoctrinated with from others – those that did their teacher training many years ago. 944 more words

Teacher Training