If you’re a teacher, you’re not really Mr Gove’s audience.
My latest post for DMLcentral is up. Entitled What constitutes ‘rigour’ in our 21st-century educational systems? I analyse the latest moves of Michael Gove, the English Secretary of State for Education: What concerns me about Gove’s proposals is the assumption that rigour consists of a very particular method of assessing young people’s knowledge, understanding and […]
Is Michael Gove systematically dismantling state education in England? I’m not sure. To believe so presumes competence, intention and strategy on his part. Most of what I observe is an ill-informed sociopath flapping about at seemingly-random educational targets. See what you think by looking at these BBC News stories since the beginning of the calendar […]
If you believe that mobile phones aren’t just used by young people for bullying, ‘happy slapping’ and distracting each other from learning, then you need to get involved with this: [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”document/pub” query=”id=1Di2_VPG5gCbDw-p5wP-oOuPefSH5VDjynOOBeaGVIIc&embedded=true” width=”650″ height=”500″ /] http://bit.ly/govephonehome