Reviews

A phrase much heard among impressive heads of history that I have worked with is ”kicking rubbish data upstairs to SLT”. This is not unprofessionalism; it is the...
Reviewer Jill Berry takes us through her top education blogs.   #TalkingHeads @chrishildrew First up this week is one of the Talking Heads series, an initiative started by...
Seeking a quiet place to write in a conference centre, I find myself surrounded by scantily clad young adults auditioning for a talent agency. All talk excitedly about...
Guest reviewer Harry Fletcher-Wood takes us through the best of the education blogosphere.   I used to be a Renaissance man… now I’m a teacher By Cara Bleiman...
My first thoughts when I received this book was that the crevice over which the person on the cover is jumping was not wide enough! Perhaps this is...
Guest reviewer Emma Mattinson-Hardy takes us through this week’s best education blogs. The pressures schools face are set to grow, so the question remains: what are we prepared to...
The number of parents home-schooling their children has increased 65 per cent over the past six years. Sue Cowley’s Road School meets these parents and interested educationists and,...
Guest reviewer Andrew Old takes us through this week’s best education blogs. Teaching knowledge or teaching to the test? By @daisychristo Daisy Christodoulou writes about one of the...
The School Leadership Journey is a timely jaunt through the social and political education landscape of the late 20th century to current times, tracing the ebb and flow...
Guest reviewer Jill Berry takes us through this week’s best education blogs. Bengal tigers welcome @BELMASOffice My first choice this week is by Susan Splichal for BELMAS (the...
This book is a pastiche of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. It substitutes matriarchs attempting to create divine children with teachers (at Michaela free school in north...
John West-Burnham and Libby Nicholas are what I would describe as big players in the Education scene with a career spanning age groups, leadership positions and big roles...

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