Nick's podcast

Occasional commentary on education, technology, culture and stuff.

Teachers as researchers: how does that work?

16-12-2012

Teachers as researchers: how does that work?

A consideration of the tensions between the demands of teaching, curricular development and research within the 35 hours of the working week. #edutalk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.75MB - Duration: 9:18 m (86 kbps 44100 Hz)




Legal nepotism in State Education

09-12-2012

Legal nepotism in State Education

The Catholic Church has veto over the appointment of teachers in our public schools. Is this fair? Is this legal under European Law? #edutalk #faith #nepotism

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.31MB - Duration: 6:48 m (88 kbps 44100 Hz)




Collective stupidity

16-11-2012

Collective stupidity

Thoughts and commentary on Hamas, Israel and Zimbabwe. #hamas #israel #mountainpeople

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.6MB - Duration: 8:34 m (91 kbps 44100 Hz)




It's the teacher's fault

04-11-2012

It's the teacher's fault

A consideration of guilt and blame: how we should as teachers focus on the positives to reaffirm success in our practice. #edutalk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.14MB - Duration: 8:28 m (84 kbps 44100 Hz)




Take your learning outside

19-10-2012

Take your learning outside

A boo about outdoor learning following a presentation by Simon Beames and during an interdisciplinary learning day outside. #IDL #edutalk #PGDE #ODL #PedagooFriday

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.56MB - Duration: 8:25 m (91 kbps 44100 Hz)




Actions and assumptions

13-10-2012

Actions and assumptions

A consideration on the challenges faced by teachers in delivering what the architects of CfE intended: how difficult it is to access the messages from the presentation. #CfE #edutalk #consequences

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 7.39MB - Duration: 11:23 m (90 kbps 44100 Hz)




Tom Conlon memorial lecture

26-09-2012

Tom Conlon memorial lecture

A short report on the Tom Conlon memorial lecture given by Prof Alan Bundy at Moray House #edutalk #cognitive #apprenticeship #conlon

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 6.05MB - Duration: 10:14 m (82 kbps 44100 Hz)




Do we need a national intranet?

19-09-2012

Do we need a national intranet?

Round table discussion led by Jaye Richards-Hill at teachmeet SLF 12 on the topic of Glow: do we need a national intranet? #slf12 #slf2012 #tmslf12 #edutalk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.24MB - Duration: 27:28 m (77 kbps 44100 Hz)




A big hole in Glasgow: a big opportunity for Scotland

16-09-2012

A big hole in Glasgow: a big opportunity for Scotland

Massive investment is being made in physics at Strathclyde University for a Technology Innovation Centre representing wonderful opportunities for physics students in Scotland. Tell your pupils and your SMT. #investment #physics #edutalk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 3.17MB - Duration: 5:00 m (87 kbps 44100 Hz)




CfE: assessment and curricular models

08-09-2012

CfE: assessment and curricular models

A consideration of anecdotal evidence that reporting and assessing within CfE is problematic and an impression that parents are moving to private education in frustration at state school confusion over the right model. #cfe #edutalk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 3.05MB - Duration: 4:56 m (85 kbps 44100 Hz)




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