The Under Developed

The Under Developed

Jon Richards (@tiddymoke) is National Secretary for Education for UNISON,  the UK’s largest public services union, which includes 350,000 education members. Jon sits on the DfE’s Education Forum and represents the European Public Services Union on the EU Education...
How to teach mathematics?

How to teach mathematics?

A leading figure in mathematics education, Mark McCourt has led many large-scale government education initiatives, both in the UK and overseas. Mark was a Director at the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) and has also been a school...
Navigating the Stormy Sea of CPD in Schools

Navigating the Stormy Sea of CPD in Schools

It is perhaps no surprise that schools are finding it challenging to find the very best professional development opportunities for their staff. Within an increasingly fractured system,  schools have to navigate independent providers, local authorities, teaching...
Can Lesson Study Work in the UK?

Can Lesson Study Work in the UK?

Lesson Study is a model of collaborative enquiry originating from Japan that is becoming increasingly popular around the world as a way to enhance classroom practice. When carried out effectively, Lesson Study has the potential to transform teacher practice and...