Monthly Archives: June 2014

Edfest: Rob Coe

Rob is speaking on getting teachers better. We begin with what does better look like? Rob asks whether the teachers in the room know what they need to do to improve, how to do it, why to do it, and … Continue reading

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Edfest: Sherrington

Tom’s first session is about great teaching: mechanics with soul. He says his message is about mixing traditional and progressive pedagogy, rather than seeing them as separate poles. There are various websites that try to compare the two, but largely … Continue reading

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EdFest: Wilshaw

Wilshaw begins by likening the marquee to the Star Chamber, with its twinkly ceiling. He is speaking about comprehensive education and competitive sport. He wants to reclaim and celebrate the comprehensive ideal. He disagrees that the best way to address … Continue reading

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