Sir John Jones is the most inspirational speaker there is on the educational speaker circuit at the moment. He is funny, passionate and down to earth kind of guy. It was a joy to hear him speak and I would recommend you read his book.
Matt Forde I love this guy! He has a weekly podcast and monthly live interview. He will be at the Edinburgh festival with a special episode where he will interview the Cabinet Secretary for Education. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-political-party/id595312938?mt=2
In this episode, we carry out Scottish education's PRD to analyse: what's going well? What has been challenging? What are the next steps? And what support is needed in order to get there? We also have our usual features of #InTheNews #WeRecommend and #InspiredBy. We have been inspired by #PortyLF and @SirJJones #MagicWeavingBusiness and we... Continue Reading →
An excellent resource to set up a debating team or club. It can also be used in your classroom to discuss all manner of things to do with your curriculum. https://idebate.org/debatabase
Osiris Educational are a professional learning body offering some fantastic 'cutting edge' programmes. Check them out here: http://osiriseducational.co.uk/outstandingteaching/
The Bedley Bros - a well established podcast from America. Well worth a listen and they certainly inspired us to start this podcast and blog.
A recent CPD session on 'Creativity' I attended posed the question, "What does it mean to be creative?". This question really stuck with me because at first I thought it would be so easy to answer, but then I realised it means so many things depending on your focus of attention. Somewhat frustratingly, the main... Continue Reading →