This is Part 3 of three quick posts for trainee teachers, about keeping the main thing the main thing, in the midst of all the complexity of learning to teach. You’re going to get masses of, occasionally conflicting, advice on each of these themes, so I’m not going to say much – just a few […]Read More Behaviour
With Tom Bennett giving evidence to the Carter Review of Initial Teacher Education here and here, which I hadn’t realised was forging ahead so quickly, I thought I probably ought to finally get round to writing a blog post that has been gestating in my head for a while. I don’t think it terribly likely […]Read More The Carter Review and the future of ITT
I stumbled across this paper via an article in, of all places, the Daily Mail. Typically, the interpretation in the leader displayed the kind of informed opinion about education, based on total ignorance, that we’ve come to expect from some prominent media sources, but it was ironic that a paper that prides itself on a […]Read More Haydn (2014) To what extent is behaviour a problem in English schools?
…and this is as good a place as any. Have a look at Tom Bennett’s presentation at Research Ed 2013 because it nicely brings together three ideas that are important to me – not intentionally on his part but then we do tend to see what we are looking for, don’t we? his anger that […]Read More You have to start somewhere…