Why the Education Select Committee got exclusions completely wrong | Tom Bennett

When the Education Select Committee released its misguided report on school exclusions, I was already writing my response. The Guardian asked me if I would write a short piece for them, so I cut a slice from the body of it, which appears here. This is the rest of my that piece. I think that … More Why the Education Select Committee got exclusions completely wrong | Tom Bennett

Why we need to structure learning for students | missdcox

I’m really lazy. I have an online exam to complete. I’ve done very little work for it. Even though I sit blogging about the importance of spaced practice, I’ve completely ignored the research and gone for cramming. Why? Because humans are generally rubbish at organising themselves and are that awful word, ‘lazy’. So if we … More Why we need to structure learning for students | missdcox

Why we need to structure learning for students | missdcox

I’m really lazy. I have an online exam to complete. I’ve done very little work for it. Even though I sit blogging about the importance of spaced practice, I’ve completely ignored the research and gone for cramming. Why? Because humans are generally rubbish at organising themselves and are that awful word, ‘lazy’. So if we … More Why we need to structure learning for students | missdcox

To what extent does Hume successfully argue that observation does NOT prove the existence of God? [40] | vardycharlotte

David Hume criticized all the classical arguments for God’s existence through his book “Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion“, which was published after Hume’s death in 1776.  The Dialogues take place between four characters, with the interaction between Demea, a deist, Cleanthes, a theist and Philo, a sceptic, being the focus.  Most scholars see Philo as a … More To what extent does Hume successfully argue that observation does NOT prove the existence of God? [40] | vardycharlotte

RE PGCE & UG: Sue Philips & The Island 2.7.18 | Sjay Patterson

Giving us a flavour of experiential RE, Sue Philips delivered her usual creative and engaging approach to RE to some Yr2 UG and PG trainees this week. Trainees were able to experience her work on experiential pedagogy, religion-neutral exercises, life as a homeless person and of course, her work on ‘The Island’ as a way … More RE PGCE & UG: Sue Philips & The Island 2.7.18 | Sjay Patterson

RE PGCE: RE & ICT with Paul Hopkins 28.6.18 | Sjay Patterson

ICT Guru Paul Hopkins paid a visit to the RE PGCE trainees in the final week of their course, to talk through some of the gadgets they can use in their classrooms. We forget to take photos of the session but as it was our last day together before some trainees began their new posts … More RE PGCE: RE & ICT with Paul Hopkins 28.6.18 | Sjay Patterson