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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
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
Kids, smart phones and what to do with them?
01/03/2018 - Should kids use their smart phones in schools? This question divides not only teachers and pupils Expand
Evidence informed, or something else?
23/02/2018 - Last night I had the pleasure of attending a seminar at Edinburgh University's School of Expand
‘There be dragons’: redrawing the curriculum map in Wales
12/02/2018 - Here is the text of my post on the Welsh curriculum, originally posted Expand
Scottish Education Blog
Shared by Professor Mark Priestley
Who is contolling your time?
05/02/2018 - Both as a school leader and as a teacher, time is precious. Teaching and leadership can become all Expand
Interview: “What can Lithuania learn from Finland’s education system?”
31/01/2018 - Interview in the DELPHI for the Great Conference of Ideas, 1 February 2018, Vilnius “What can Expand
The school curriculum in the UK: divergence on the Celtic fringe
19/01/2018 - This is the original version of the article published today in The Conversation Expand
Scottish Education Blog
Shared by Professor Mark Priestley
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
Speaking of ethics
01/03/2018 - ethics: moral principles that govern a person's behaviour or the conduct of an activity'I have Expand
When a collaborative is not collaborating
20/02/2018 - In a recent paper, 'Seven reasons why Scottish education is under-performing', Walter Humes an Expand
Why I’m Not Nice
10/02/2018 - I want you to give me a hard time. No really. Go for it. Read some of my blog posts … More
Sacrifice and Memory
03/02/2018 - I'm reading Jordan B Peterson's "12 Rules for Life" - got to keep my finger on the pulse!He offers Expand
‘Nothing Ever Mattered More Than Not Doubting’ – A huge year for Scottish Education?
29/01/2018 - On the first day of teaching practice in 1998, in the school at which I still teach, I entered the Expand
Lemmings of despair?
18/01/2018 - High-impact and effective leadership is not easy. Having said that, it should be recognised that 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
Interview: Teachers need a sense of mission, empathy and leadership
01/03/2018 - In December 2017, at the Online Education Berlin, I sat down for coffee with Zoey Zhang. Zhuoying Expand
Running Order
25/02/2018 - I am just back from a run. It was not very fast and it was not very far and I … More
Bursting bubbles!
15/02/2018 - When I first stepped away from my busy life of work as headteacher of two primary schools, I Expand
Have we failed to learn from the past?
06/02/2018 - It’s important to stress, as I’ll go on to discuss Water Humes’ recent article ‘Seven reasons why Expand
Speed Q/A with SBS News: Exploring Finnish schools
31/01/2018 - What are the key things the Finnish education system can teach the world, and Australian education Expand
In this together – there’s no other way
28/01/2018 - There’s a tendency to slip into absolutes in education: this works, that doesn’t; this has failed, Expand

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