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A Hard Day’s Night for Outliers

Huzzah for technology! Tonight we get through a whole episode without losing a single member of the team! Steve talks us through his latest favourite TED Talk.  Katherine Shultz warns of the dangers of locking into our own sense of right. http://www.ted.com/talks/kathryn_schulz_on_being_wrong.html Matthew reports on the NASUWT conference in Liverpool and the shocking statistic that […]

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Episode 25 – Touching the Void

This week we do a slightly longer, self indulgent episode on our passion for student voice. We lose Steve to broken sound early in the episode and we lose all discipline as a result! We realised that Steve had sound coming and going, and so just like Joe Simpson’s partner in “Touching the Void”, who […]

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Episode 23 Shocking News!

Despite a few technical glitches tonight’s podcast got underway thanks to Matthew’s perseverance.  Apologies for any reduction in sound quality – we hope we have made up for it with the quality of debate and discussion. 2 + 2 = erm… Matthew gets us underway tonight with a study for the charity CfBT Education Trust […]

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Episode 21 – Dream School, neuroscience and the froth about sex education!

Brain Waves- report from the Royal Society “Neuroscience: implications for education and lifelong learning”: http://royalsociety.org/uploadedFiles/Royal_Society/Policy_and_Influence/Module_2_Neuroscience_Education_Full_Report_Printer_Friendly.pdf Sex Education – gets people frothing and Jay frothing at the frothers -try saying that quickly. But if you will read the Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/primaryeducation/8368651/Children-aged-five-given-shocking-sex-lessons.html University charges: plans to make universities dedicate a proportion of their funds to support poorer students […]

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