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One of the most enjoyable and inspiring books I have read this year has been Sir Ken Robinson's "Out of our Minds"  and my ref...

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

#edchat challenge

Enjoyed a lively discussion on twitter #edchat tonight and @shellterrell which ended with a challenge to suggest a way forward for education reform. This is a subject close to my heart as I am passionate about ensuring high quality teaching and learning for all that is not just driven by metrics and league tables. There is so much excitement, commitment and innovation visible in webinars now, technology can be the channel to ensure that high quality information can be shared. Educators need to be lifelong learners, connected to a wide range of professionals - as Tom Whitby just said (on a radio broadcast I'm listening to online from the UK) educators have the right to live in caves if they wish, they do not have the right to drag their students into them. I'd love to get our bb collaborate room into gear to make this happen :)