Taking the lid off – stretch and challenge in the classroom

Tom Sherrington an education consultant advocates a ‘teach to the top’ approach for all pupils. He offers some practical guidance in SecEd  http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/  publication in the UK. Tom writes “Although I fully understand the critique of the wider impact...

Titan Newsletter – Related articles

Here is a link to the latest Titan Newsletter. The articles on The Diversity in Leadership Conference and The All Kinds of Everything Workshop Initiation are both of interest to The Eureka Project. http://www.titan.org.uk/news/

The Grammar school debate in the UK.

A  new 3 part documentary in the UK on the BBC examines the Grammar school debate through a number of case studies. The first is set in South East London. The series is timely given the recent allocation of funding by the Education Secretary Damian Hinds of £50...

Teaching pupils with Asperger’s: a guide

An education paper in the UK reports the following article : One student with Asperger syndrome reflects on her school life, and suggests what teachers can do to tackle the stigma. It includes the following statement “People with Asperger syndrome all have...

Self-evaluation: What makes a good school?

SecEd in the UK posted this article on the 16th May 2018. What makes a good school? Archie McGlynn, former chief inspector of schools in Scotland, offers his litmus test and 10 self-evaluation questions for your whole staff. What is good about schools? Despite the...