Alistair Fitchett (@unpopular) on the challenges of achieving radical, far reaching change in schools

Also an interesting perspective on the government’s Free Schools initiative and the risk that ‘take up’ will come not from those committed to transforming teaching and learning (can we still call them ‘progressives’? probably not) but from private and niche interest groups. Clipped from unpopular.typepad.com It is the thesis of this book that change—constant, accelerating, … Continue reading

Education is trapped in a managerial mindset, accountable but not responsible

Large degrees of abstraction and stating-the-obvious in this interview, but this critical observation seemed worth sharing. Clipped from http://www.guardian.co.uk What opportunities does radical innovation open up to education leaders? Times change, needs change, demand changes, education changes and radical innovation opens up the opportunity for more disruptive and game plan changes. The reality, however, is … Continue reading