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Old Glow is dead. Long live Glow.

A day of days. The world’s first national intranet for schools had a significant moment today. Glow, the original running mate in 2004 for our new curriculum policy, Curriculum for Excellence has been shut down to give way to its … Continue reading

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Policy reunion event – Curriculum for Excellence

On Friday I attended the above seminar at Glasgow University. I’d never attended an event like this before. It was run by the Policy Scotland people who worked with the Robert Owen Centre, I believe, to put on this event. … 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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One today!

Happy birthday! it’s been exactly a year since this blog was born. As I said, it is a quiet wee blog, it doesn’t get huge traffic but it serves its purpose to be my sounding board and reflective journal for … Continue reading

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Is Learning Changing?

We’ve been snowbound for coming-up two weeks now this weekend. The children’s schools are at various stages of open or closing, and all three at different times, which goes for busy mornings, checking twitter or websites, or making and taking … Continue reading

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Inanimate Alice: Guest Post by Diarmid

This is a guest post by my son Diarmid. I was at the Literacy and Numeracy event today at St Modan’s High School and was chatting with the ever – inspiring Mr Literacy Adviser, Bill Boyd, who gave a really … Continue reading

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The new paradigm

I really enjoyed listening to Sir Ken Robinson and following the fantastic animation of his talk from Julie Boyd’s blog  forwarded on to me by my good friend Hilary McColl – always a great source of useful links, thought and … Continue reading

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Mixed ability or setting

I don’t know what made me feel brave enough to do this tonight but I had a bit of an uncontrollable urge to start a debate. This has been rumbling on for decades now – what’s best – mixed ability … Continue reading

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I’ve just wordled my blog!

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Let the Os & Es remain slaves not masters to the main purpose of change in CfE

  I’ve been looking at policy recently and considering CfE and Glow as policy constucts and it’s been really interesting – hard work but rewarding to be able to  understand them in a different way. I found  this module challenging … Continue reading

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