Knowledge Urgency

Education Suffers from a Lack of Knowledge Urgency

February 25, 2015 Tom Barrett 2

As teachers we need to be more open about our work and quickly realise that the whole profession can benefit from our collective expertise – we mustn’t become silos of knowledge ourselves. Nor do we want our knowledge and experience, our stories and ideas to lie dormant, our knowledge needs to live on and impact those around us, to be contextual and be flexible enough to improve the lives of as many people we can.

Finding the edges of your page

February 2, 2015 Tom Barrett 3

Not to be confused with restraint which is much more about self-control, constraint is about finding the edges of the page before you begin, it is about knowing what limits you have in terms of resources. It is about must haves and must nots. And to be honest not something I previously worried too much about, but now I see constraint in lots of work that I do and inevitably seek them out if they are not so explicit.

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#ukedchat Assessment Special

October 17, 2011 Tom Barrett 1

I am delighted to finally have the opportunity to take the moderator’s hotseat for this week’s #ukedchat – in which we will be running a special discussion all about assessment. UKedchat is a Twitter based [READ MORE]