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Just Trying to be Better Than Yesterday
Know It, Show It
Learning Stuff About Stuff
Literacy Adviser, The
Pasi Sahlberg Blog
Professor Mark Priestley
School Leadership - A Scottish Perspective
On Reading, or Not Reading
3 DAYS AGO - I’ve got a beautiful edition of ‘Ulysses’ by James Joyce on my bookshelf: a Expand
More warnings for Scottish education
26/09/2018 - The last seven days or so have again demonstrated some of the major challenges that lie ahead for Expand
PedagooGoliath: Pretty Shining People
03/09/2018 - On Saturday I had the great pleasure to attend the latest, and first Pedagoo event of the new Expand
A research- aware profession? It’s not so easy.
16/07/2018 - I think one of the greatest problems we’ve seen in teaching has been the apparent disconnect Expand
Is There a Better Way to Run Parents Evenings?
20/06/2018 - I don’t mind admitting that I’ve always really enjoyed Parents Evenings. Meeting the adult behind Expand
Developing metacognition and self-regulation in learners, of all ages
12/06/2018 - Ahead of a session with Rachel Lofthouse and the CollectivEd1, the mentoring and coaching hub Expand
What really matters in school leadership?
01/05/2018 - Last week, I was invited to give a 'keynote' presentation for the Association of Headteachers and Expand
Yin and Yang, golf and leadership
19/04/2018 - Being a leader, whether it be of a school, or any other type of organisation, can be both Expand
Where next for Curriculum for Excellence?
13/03/2018 - Today, I took part in a seminar in Edinburgh which focused on Scotland's curriculum and the Expand
Bilingual Benefits – An interview with the Australian Education Reporter
4 DAYS AGO - EMMA DAVIES spoke with Finnish educator and author Pasi Sahlberg who has worked as school teacher, Expand
Curriculum narrowing in Scotland’s secondary schools: what exactly is happening?
23/09/2018 - Last week, the sporadic debate about curriculum narrowing under Curriculum for Excellence – a Expand
Scottish Education Blog
Shared by Professor Mark Priestley
Some summer reflections
23/08/2018 - This is my first post since June. Apologies for that, but I have used the summer months to go Expand
Win , or lose, do it with dignity
09/07/2018 - Okay. So this is is not so much about education but it’s definitely about my own learning. Expand
If I knew back then what I know now…
20/06/2018 - If I knew back then what I know now… I wouldn’t worry too much about being liked. If you teach Expand
When is the best age to start school?
11/06/2018 - One of the biggest questions parents face is when to send their child to school. There are many Expand
Play not tests
24/04/2018 - Last night I attended the launch the 'PlayNotTests' campaign being led by Sue Palmer and the Expand
Professional learning on a Saturday?
27/03/2018 - Last Saturday I had the pleasure of attending a professional learning event for teachers, provided Expand
Alberto Manguel – his part in my reading life
02/03/2018 - I’ve always loved reading about reading. The lives readers lead and the way books have formed them Expand
Sporting models to support coaching and leadership
15/10/2018 - In his book 'Bounce' (2010), Mathew Syed writes about many things pertinent to education and Expand
Schools are banning smartphones – here’s an argument for why they shouldn’t
21/09/2018 - “The time has come to ban cellphones in the classroom”. Wait, wait, but “A blanket ban on Expand
Reading and Naval Gazing
26/07/2018 - There was a time when I’d quite happily pack up old books and take them to the charity shop. Expand
Reading for pleasure is not merely about the reading for pleasure.
26/06/2018 - Reading ‘Why Baseball Matters’ by Susan Jacobs recently, I was struck by the writer’s concern for Expand
Learning styles are a myth and I am not an auditory learner
17/06/2018 - I switched on Radio 6 this morning, and the track they were playing had a drum sound which caught Expand
Testing Times for Scotland
24/05/2018 - These are not high stakes tests; there will be no 'pass or fail' and no additional workload for Expand
Interview in Folha de Sao Paulo
23/04/2018 - This is an interview by Fábio Takahashi in Folha de Sao Paulo (in Portuguese) on 23 April 2018 Expand
A short post -So what exactly are we developing on development days?
14/03/2018 - Here’s where I am on teacher education after nineteen years of teaching. If you have, on average, Expand

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