Professional Learning: Never been better?

Through the Into Headship programme, I was fortunate enough to listen to Gayle Gorman at one of our national conferences. She spoke passionately about taking the politics out of education in what can be seen in her quote below. Move from a politically driven to a professionally led system. Gayle Gorman, HMIe Chief Inspector, Education... Continue Reading →

Episode 21 – Cognitive Science and Retrieval Practice

In this Episode we have a discussion about retrieval practice and developments in cognitive science. We look at the implications for teaching and learning, as well as what this means for the role of Education in a wider debate. We have many tangents in this episode discussing hegemony, knowledge, politics and much more. I hope... Continue Reading →

Episode 9 – Back to School

In this episode our Main Feature is Back to School, where we discuss how things change over the summer and what it is important to focus on in those first weeks back. We also have the usual features: in the news, we recommend and inspired by. Please check out and rate us on iTunes.... Continue Reading →

Episode 8 – Scottish education’s PRD

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 →

Episode 5 – Practitioner Enquiry

  Listen to Episode 5 - Practitioner Enquiry: In this episode of EduBlether, we focus on Practitioner Enquiry. We have a fantastic interview with George Gilchrist(@gilchristgeorge)about his new book Practitioner Enquiry: Professional Development with Impact for Teachers, Schools and Systems. We also have the usual features: in the news, we recommend and inspired by. Please... Continue Reading →

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