The conversations around #TLT16 have been thriving today. David Fawcett and Jenn Ludgate are fantastic organisers, Southampton University grand hosts and the many presenters that prepare the sessions deserve an honable mention (I know I enjoyed mine). This year, I…..


Adventurer or Voyager

This post has been baking in the thinking-oven for near  on a year now, following a 2015 TES post – Summer homework assignment went viral. The original assignment had many interesting challenges and a really good balance of creativity, reflection and education…..


#TLT16 – Performance management, review, recognition or reward?

Building upon the huge success of 2013, 2014 and 2015, #TLT16 returns to the University of Southampton on Saturday 15th October 2016. IMHO this event is one the very best professional learning opportunities available, last year it was a privilege…..


Retention or recruitment

In almost all teacher staffing articles or posts, I see recruitment preferencing retention. It could be nothing more than the favoured ordering, like Starsky and Hutch or Tom and Jerry, but I think it is more than that. Here is…..