Below is my termly newsletter, Online teaching and learning webinar We have been teaching online for 10+ years and stand ready to help any educators who are doing it for the first time. We shall be putting on a webinar, hosted by me and our Director of Education Ed Richardson, on Friday 24th April at 3pm to …
Monthly Archives: April 2020
Schools before the state
Love passing these local village schools, which show the important role the church played in educating the poor before the state got involved via the Forster Education Act of 1870.
21st Century Learning’s “thought-cliches”
Jacques Barzun’s portrait of John Comenius (1592 – 1670) shows that many of the educational nostrums of our day are in fact centuries old.
“The world felt big”
The autodidact is a rare creature these days. I really enjoyed listening to this Talking Politics interview with Tara Westover, who grew up in rural Idaho as one of seven children in a strict Mormon family. Her father did not allow her to go to public school, but she taught herself, ending up studying at …