Values in Regard to Politics
Note: I began a draft of this post on February 2 and then lost track of it until June. In part, this reflection led me to drop out of the discussion group a couple months later. 1,166 more words
Grace. It’s one of my favourite words in the English language: up there with ‘ribbon’, ‘cacophony’ and ‘lewd’.
The reason I like it so much? It is difficult to say without smiling; it combines a sense of gratitude and forgiveness; and it is a quality that I think needs to be infused throughout political management of education. 414 more words
SPRINGFIELD — Governor-elect Bruce Rauner announced today the first in a series of cabinet secretary, agency director and boards and commissions appointments.
Today’s appointments cover the Department of Transportation, State Board of Education, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, University of Illinois Board of Trustees and the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice. 652 more words
“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.”Saint Augustine
A recurring theme this week on Twitter and the wider blogosphere is… 596 more words
To help teachers and senior education managers bat back some of the frankly bonkers stuff popping out of the DfE’s policy nerf gun, I have spent minutes cooking up this handy rubric to evaluate their “initiatives”. 78 more words
I wasn’t going to get too heated about UK Education Secretary Nicky Morgan’s apparent suggestion that students should ditch the arts humanities in favour of the sciences. 1,197 more words