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Episode 80: Nil Satis Nisi Optimum

 Photo source: I couldn’t possibly say, but correct answers will be placed in a drawer and circulated in an obfuscatory manner before dumpling, possibly leading to a prize dinner with Jay.   This week Steve takes a break and is replaced by behaviour support expert, Gerry Geoghegan from the beautiful island of Bute in the […]

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Episode 78: “crouching target, hidden child”

(Apologies to Ang Lee) Discussing a paper Steve presented at a Cambridge University conference, well it impressed Matthew anyway! D(r)aft curriculum reform from the English Secretary of State http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curriculum/nationalcurriculum/a00210036/sosletter Jeevan Vasagar, Guardian Education Editor: “Michael Gove’s curriculum attacked by expert who advised him: Andrew Pollard says education secretary’s proposed changes are too prescriptive and ‘fatally […]

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Episode 77 The Power of Peer Tutoring

Tonight we are joined by Sarah Burgess, Director of Learning for the UFA.  Sarah introduces a discussion on the power of peer tutoring – and offers listeners a FREEBIE! -yes a free book: ‘Leading other Learners, a practical guide to Peer Tutoring.’  Includes full 2 day course & cd of all resources. You just pay […]

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Ep 73 “Fruitier than a grape”

Steve is safely in “Steve Towers” but the telecomms people haven’t got enough cable to wire up the new ancestral pile. Jay is unavailable and so special guest and heroine , Anne Paterson steps in to talk news and early-years education with Matthew. Anne was a regular guest in the previous incarnation of Inside Learning […]

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Out! Bowled by a Googley

On this week’s podcast… Google pulls out of tender process for GLOW Futures. Matthew wonders why and gets a swift response from @Feorlean aka Michael Russell. Check out Jaye Richards-Hill’s (@JayeRHill) blog here. For more information, help and tips for Google apps, you could do mightily worse than follow @ianaddison or check out his blog. […]

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