Tag: tony parkin
"I have seen the Future, and it works"
I wrote my last post, Meetups and Teachmeets, here on bee-it just before the annual BETT Show, and it got a gratifyingly positive response. But I genuinely had no idea that with it I had foreseen the future, and tapped into the zeitgeist.
I believe that I was among a significant minority who were recently unsurprised to read that an Ofsted inspector, Mr Marshall, had been given his marching orders for reusing comments. Some of his pithy remarks in the reports of the schools he was asked to assess had turned up in the verdicts of more than one school. ‘Cut and paste assessment’, as the Daily Mail and other media channels trumpeted; who’d have thought it?