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Occasional commentary on education, technology, culture and stuff.

Education

Measurable impact

09-03-2013

Measurable impact

Is the impact of a teacher merely that which can be measured, or is it something far more valuable? Can the true impact of a teacher truly be measured in any meaningful way? #edutalk #sltchat #performance #impact

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.14MB - Duration: 7:21 m (97 kbps 44100 Hz)




The essence of CfEness

25-01-2013

The essence of CfEness

What makes a CfE teacher? Is it the content or the principles upon which you approach the planning and delivery of the curriculum? #edutalk #cfe

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The child at the centre of planning

20-01-2013

The child at the centre of planning

A reflection on a parallel between good business and good teaching: customer-centred service and pupil-centred planning. #edutalk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.42MB - Duration: 8:23 m (89 kbps 44100 Hz)




Opportunity

23-12-2012

Opportunity

Opportunity is an essential component of events. What opportunities are we going to grasp in 2013? #edutalk

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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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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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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)




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