The value of failure

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 9:14 am

We need to be brave. There is a price of failure in the real world, but failure has a value as well. Many successful business people can attest to the value that bankruptcy had on their current business success. What we so often forget nowadays is the value that failure can have for students. We […]

Categories: Politics, UKEducation

Raising standards – why it promotes student failure.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:34 pm

Isn’t it obvious? Everyone is so worried about OFSTED – the Office for Standards in Education – that we forget that our aim should be to get students to learn – not just achieve qualifications. Having worked for many years in the Secondary, Further and Higher Education Sectors, I am disappointed that we seem still […]

Categories: UKEducation

too many platforms

Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 11:56 am

Is there anyone else who worries – as I do – about the large number of different platforms and web 2.0 applications to which our students are being introduced?

Categories: Technology and the Death of Learning, UKEducation