Educational Fragilities Laid Bare by the Pandemic

Education is broken. Society is broken. Both have been for some time. From kids without laptops to areas without sufficient wifi to families unable to adequately feed themselves in the absence of a free school meal, this is all the evidence required to prove society in its modern form is not working for everyone all… Continue reading Educational Fragilities Laid Bare by the Pandemic

Don’t be that Chronically Tired Teacher

Former UK Education Secretary, Estelle Morris, said: “A tired teacher is not an effective teacher. Nor is that teacher allowed to focus on what is most important – teaching.” When you say this out loud, it sounds really bizarre. The fact that a teacher is expected to do so many extraneous things outside of their… Continue reading Don’t be that Chronically Tired Teacher

Championing the  Educational Achievement of Black Boys

Recent protests against racial injustice has once again shone a spotlight upon disparities between different ethnic groups. Naturally, as an educator I found myself thinking about how issues of race play out in schools and what teachers and leaders can do to narrow such disparaties. I don’t claim to have all the answers, but as… Continue reading Championing the  Educational Achievement of Black Boys