Category Archives: Perspectives on Learning

´╗┐Visiting as metaphor – developing a framework for reflective practice

Gillies, D., 2016. Visiting good company: Arendt and the development of the reflective practitioner. Journal of educational administration and history, 48(2), pp.148-159.       Hannah-Arendt by POLISEA – CC BY-NC-SA This paper offers a critique of the notion of … Continue reading

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Research, Work and Learning conference 2013 #rwl8

I was lucky enough to be able to go along to the above event that took place last week over 3 days at Stirling University. The theme of the conference was The visible and invisible in work and learning.’ What … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Full On Learning:
Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of engaging in some of the very best learning conversations. I recognise these as the ‘best’ learning conversations because they are characterised by those (seemingly)…

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Transition and MLPS (again)

This issue has been rattling around my head for so long, it feels like part of the furniture. And furniture, like wallpaper can become so familiar it becomes invisible after a while. However, last night at our final MLPS session … Continue reading

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Education Scotland Learning Week

One thing to be celebrated: Education Scotland (where I work for the time being until February) organised a Learning Week for all staff. This, I think, is a great concept. A proramme was devised which was made up of sessions … Continue reading

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Good News!

Good news tonight – my research proposal looking at Learning Rounds has been accepted. I’m very happy. Here it is if anyone is interested http://static.issuu.com/webembed/viewers/style1/v1/IssuuViewer.swf Open publication – Free publishing – More research

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Rupert Murdoch at the eG8 summit

  Rupert Murdoch in the Edtech space Take a few minutes to get over the out-of touch descriptions of classrooms at the beginning – I don’t recognise the chalk & talk scenario he describes. He illustrates his vision with some … Continue reading

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