Letters are being written, and delivered -oh yeah! Including one to Dr Schleicher. In Matthew’s absence Bill and Steve bring the show home in good time, hitting the sub 45 minute mark – wait and see!. Tonight Bill and Steve chew over the education news and return to some on-going themes, such as concerns about Pisa, a political spat raises question about Gove’s ideology, OFSTED and their objectivity. The Emporium of Dangerous Ideas gets a mention too.
OECD and Pisa tests are damaging education worldwide – academics write a letter to Dr Schleicher
More letter writing: Ofsted credibility at stake over ‘Trojan Horse’ schools inquiry
and connected, supposedly secret letters lead to spat that : Cameron vows to ‘sort out’ Gove and May extremism spat
“The science of Smart” from the Brilliant Report e-newsletter (Annie Murphy Paul)
Emporium of Dangerous Ideas: mindfulness training can help reduce teacher stress and burnout
EcoBricks and education Transition Network