Learning to be homeless

“I was watching learning. I was watching a person learn how to be homeless. It was not something I had seen before, or ever really thought about.”

Top Tips For Education Academics Who Want Media Coverage (or REF impact)

It was with great regret that I couldn’t attend an Education Media Centre event last week at the University of Durham. I’d been looking forward to it for months, but with the news breaking about the PM’s school asking for donations I was simply unable to go. Intrepid senior reporter Sophie stepped in and delivered …

Vexatious again: This time, for asking to see the Workload Challenge results

In October, education secretary Nicky Morgan launched the ‘Workload Challenge’ – a consultation with teachers about their work burden and would could be done to reduce it. The Department for Education tweeted the hell out of it and made a thing about how they were analysing all 44,000 responses. We’ve now read every #workloadchallenge response. …