Dr Francis Farrell: Pedagogy in Practice 16.2.18 | Sjay Patterson

To help support their development as RE academics and written assignments, trainees were treated to a session by  Dr Francis Farrell (previous RE Course Leader) unpicking some of the pedagogical theory which underpins Outstanding RE. After some much needed experiential stilling and silent meditation, trainees considered the use of video clips to explore a phenomenological … More Dr Francis Farrell: Pedagogy in Practice 16.2.18 | Sjay Patterson

The insight that many new senior leaders lack and what can be done about it | missdcox

I’ve been thinking about what it is that can potentially cause issues between senior leaders and teachers. In many cases that I have experienced (at secondary level), it has come down to a lack of understanding of senior leaders of subjects other than their own. This post is based on the premise that senior leaders … More The insight that many new senior leaders lack and what can be done about it | missdcox

The insight that many new senior leaders lack and what can be done about it | missdcox

I’ve been thinking about what it is that can potentially cause issues between senior leaders and teachers. In many cases that I have experienced (at secondary level), it has come down to a lack of understanding of senior leaders of subjects other than their own. This post is based on the premise that senior leaders … More The insight that many new senior leaders lack and what can be done about it | missdcox

AudioPi: Catholic Christianity & Judaism | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Last summer, I was invited to be part of an exciting new project aimed at helping Catholic schools delivering the new GCSE specifications. I spent a lot of time working with the AudioPi team to identify different ways to deliver material that covers all three boards that offer a Catholic paper: AQA, Edexcel and Eduqas. … More AudioPi: Catholic Christianity & Judaism | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

PGCE RE T&L Showcase 9.2.18 | Sjay Patterson

Trainees on the PGCE took the opportunity to share some good practice and celebrate their successful T&L strategies with the group as they approach the end of their first placement. Whilst Andy subjected us all to his pie-puns to discuss a numeracy strategy, Becky presented an ‘FBI: Confidential’ task for investigating the miracles of Jesus, … More PGCE RE T&L Showcase 9.2.18 | Sjay Patterson