Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Scheme of Work is dead

The Scheme of Work is dead. Long live Planning for Learning! In the last year there has been a shift towards ensuring that planning documents are centred around the learner and the learning process instead of what the teacher is … Continue reading

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The Learning Leader: walking the talk at management level

The notion of the learning leader is well and truly here. In the FE sector, I am hearing of new roles being created that explicitly embody this, such as VP for Transforming Learning, Director of Innovation and Learning Improvement, Head … Continue reading

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Coaching in the FE sector: 7 reasons to embrace it

There are so many reasons why we should embrace coaching, as both an approach and through roles in the FE context. Here are a few: 1. Research on what makes effective staff development says it works. In fact it says … Continue reading

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