Notes on “The Classroom Experiment” (BBC/Dylan Wiliam)

Here are my notes on two one-hour BBC programmes about innovation in methods in an English secondary school. It was billed as “One professor, one term, 24 students” and featured some faintly contrived dramatisation and character development, which TV producers seem to think is necessary to make anything watchable. I’ve stripped that out so there’s … Continue reading

Innovating in Education, Educating for Innovation: presentation slides on disruptive and incremental innovation


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 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