I presented my personal experiences of going back to school as part of a webinar organised by the University of Glasgow. Three key themes dominate my reflections: 1. plan for uncertainty 2. be collaborative and creative 3. be kind.
Dr Jennifer Chang Wathall has devised a 4 stage model for eLearning which I’ve found particularly helpful on reflecting on my journey with online learning so far.
As UK schools prepare for mass closures, one international teacher shares the challenges he has faced with virtual and home learning
A speech delivered on the occasion of Hamish Fraser McLauchlan’s 80th Birthday Saturday 6th October 2018 Glenesk Hotel, Edzell My dad… Hamish is many things to many people. He’s ‘Hamish’ or ‘darlin’ to my mum. The ‘bunker’ to customers past and present. ‘Grandpa Bum’ to Rosalyn and Jamie. ‘My secret tartan love terrier’ to TV chef […]
An incredible thing happened last week. The General Teaching Council of Scotland sent its members an email informing them that the fees had been increased by £15, from £50 to £65 a year. And suddenly the world of social media went ballistic with rage. Apoplectic teachers unleashed a firestorming mix of criticism, disbelief, abject disappointment […]