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Episode 155: Schleicher liker

Matthew, Gillian and Steve chat about education news as nerves are jangling and we all think: bring on tomorrow! Amongst the chat we get round to stories about: “Teachers face shambles over school places” Andrew Denholm, Education Correspondent, The Herald, link here “Longer school days will help learning crisis in white working class children, DfE […]

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Episode 139: You Hansard Devil !

Spot the insidelearning dinghy! Last week’s excellent podcast gave us cause for some self-reflection, before we start tonight’s conversation ‘riffing’ on the theme of  good teachers coming into the system, and their career trajectories and the support required.  Matthew gets the chance to roll his tongue around the name of the OECD chief, but is […]

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Episode 116: Driller killer

The hosts of insidelearning decide they are not good with calendars and mess up again with dates -our fault.  Edutalk live is next week! Never mind, a stimulating conversation ensues about this week’s news items. Schools Direct -changes to teacher education.  Links here and here and here.  Plus link to Scotland’s review of teacher education […]

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Episode 93: Testing, testing, 1,2 doh!

Tonight we are joined by another positive, enthusiastic teacher, Heather James, as we chat about the week’s education news. Alison Kershaw in the Independent: Tests for trainee teachers to be revamped to raise status of profession: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/tests-for-trainee-teachers-to-be-revamped-to-raise-status-of-profession-8227468.html BBC cover the story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20083249 Sean Coughlan writes: Exam watchdog ‘unfair’ extra time warning http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20154356 Peter Walker: Math’s […]

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EPISODE 15: BLUEBERRIES, BLUE MONDAY, RED WINE & MINDSETS

Not a new Scottish pop band, but a healthy dose of education news with our old friend (sorry, friend of long standing) Sarah Burgess, National Manager with the UFA. We missed Jay, who was not feeling too well tonight (must have been the equaliser at Anfield on Sunday). Graham Donaldson just retired from Scottish HMI […]

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