Tag Archives: FE colleges

Seeing the wood for the trees: leading, teaching, supporting

“I can’t see the wood for the trees.” That’s a phrase that has always puzzled me. Which wood are you talking about? You might be thinking that I think too much, but it’s important. And I really like trees. Let me explain. wood … Continue reading

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Juan Mata’s Right Foot (aka the English and maths blog)

     Juan Mata, as you know, is a footballer. He plays for Manchester United. He has two feet and he knows how to use them. He uses his left foot for repeated moments of genius, carving defences open or … Continue reading

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Good with Outstanding Features – It’s Official!

Good news! Ofsted will announce later today that following months of public consultation they will finally be recalibrating the grading of the Learning and Skills Common Inspection Framework. A new grade, intended to identify colleges and training providers progressing well … Continue reading

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Wot? No #fracas!

 I’m not the sort of person who tends to sign petitions, especially online ones. Partly, I don’t like giving my details to strangers, and partly I feel that most issues are worth more of a discussion than simply submitting … Continue reading

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