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So, I have 2 learners that want to withdraw from their vocational course, and in my opinion they have legitimate reasons to do so! One learner is so stressed and depressed that she often cries when she is at college because she can’t stand the people she has to work with as well as the resulting epiphany that the course just isn’t for her. 900 more words
The renewed interest in the curriculum is welcome – but our public discourse is still confused
Everyone is talking about the curriculum again. Tim Oates has been arguing the importance of the curriculum for some time and, having chaired the Expert Panel on the Curriculum in 2011, helped provided the justification for the review of the National Curriculum in 2014. 2,719 more words
Over this weekend I have been rejoicing in reading the excellent Flip the System UK: A Teacher’s Manifesto whose central thesis, expressed in a series of 37 essays, is that for the system to change in English education, it is teachers and those who stand with them to lead and support them who should be setting the agenda for change, and not the Department for Education, and certainly not OFSTED. 543 more words
Forget imparting wisdom to your learners, you WILL FAIL your teaching obs if you haven't changed the status of the SMART Targets.
Just like Ronseal, the title does exactly what it says on the tin!
You can have an outstanding lesson, full of engaged learners, superb differentiation, stunning questioning, impeccable behavior, learners feeling safe and inspired, sounds great? 103 more words
If you’ve ever wondered whether the Big Brother of accountability is watching you; it is now. Ofsted has always carried out risk assessments within schools using pre-determined thresholds. 426 more words