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Why be an Education Director?

A question in the mindset of Mrs Merton.

What first attracted you to the role of Education Director (part time) in Nottingham, after all the City now “runs” very few schools? 1,070 more words


Criticism | Hiding Light Under a Bushel Basket

Hiding Light Under a Bushel Basket

© 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr

Luke 11:33 | “No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light.” 556 more words


Presenting at the Collaborative Action Research Conference at the University of Crete

I was very pleased to present a paper at the recent Collaborative Action Research Conference on Action Research Communities for Language Teachers (a project funded by the European Centre for Modern Languages) with my colleague, Christine Lechner from the… 61 more words

Higher Education

Later School Start Times in the U.S.: An Economic Analysis

Later School Start Times in the U.S.: An Economic Analysis. RAND Corporation. Marco Hafner, Martin Stepanek, Wendy M. Troxel. August 30, 2017.

Numerous studies have shown that later school start times are associated with positive student outcomes, including improvements in academic performance, mental and physical health, and public safety. 193 more words

United States

Who benefits from online marking of NAPLAN writing?

By Susanne Gannon

In 2018 most students in most schools will move to an online environment for NAPLAN. This means that students will complete all test sections on a computer or tablet. 1,226 more words

Primary Education

Dual Credit Education in Texas: Interim Report

Dual Credit Education in Texas: Interim Report. RAND Corporation. Trey Miller et al. August 28, 2017.

Dual credit (DC) education programs — delivered through partnerships between high schools and colleges and universities — offer high school students the option to take college-level courses that simultaneously award them college and high school credit. 115 more words

United States

Discussion Panel: Teacher, Student, and Community Involvement in Beecher, MI

During our discussion in SEC201, three speakers came into our classroom describing their experiences throughout the Beecher community and school system. Two of the three speakers were previous teachers (one who had worked in the Beecher Middle School for 10+ years for history and the other who substituted for mathematics  for several years at Beecher High School for a long time position until Beecher hired a new mathematics teacher). 676 more words