Saturday 21 October, 2017
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The intellectual leaders of earlier civilisations, wishing to divine the future, would cast runes, and carefully probe the entrails of ritually-sacrificed animals, to try and work out what the gods had in store for...

BETT 2017 approaches. Always one of the high spots in the UK education technology year, and still home to some of the best networking and professional development opportunities for those excited by the potential...

There have been quite a few things I have been passionate about during my many years in education. Some of these enthusiasms have waxed and waned, but one of the longest serving has been...

Gamification is not new to our classrooms. Classrooms are the real games fields, the only change of late is that teachers may be deliberately instigating more of the gaming than before. Ritual games that pass down...

Are you going to BETT? Many schools use BETT as a source of Continual Professional Learning but this year you might need to pick your day and plan your itinerary very carefully because quite...

So Nicky Morgan is directing an extra £3.5 million spend on building character and grit in today's schoolchildren. Including bringing in rugby coaches and other sports leaders to inculcate team spirit, and teaching pupils to 'play...

Exams can be life changing, not just for those going to university. Think about the driving test. It can make it easier to travel to work or to transport less mobile members of the...
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I was considerably cheered earlier this year to find out that I had already stumbled into one of those mythical 'jobs that don't exist yet'.  And that I had created it before the inventors...

The recent debate on teaching British values and grit set me reflecting on my own school days, and what education had contributed to my own personal British value system. I’m sure many other educators...

Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools and colleges, supporting students with the full range of learning needs from sensory disabilities to mental health issues and...