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Why | How | What of curriculum design 15 June 2019
Professional inquiryAny of the following questions could act as provocations for staffroom discussion:What we teach our students and in what order is a challenge for all schools and educational jurisdictions... more
Tell your kids ... 6 June 2019
Let us never forget why we came into education: to make a positive difference to the lives of young people. At the heart of all that we do is that individual child, with their hopes, aspirations, fears... more
Top 10 Staffroom Discussions 6 June 2019
Discussion and professional reflection are at the heart of lively staffrooms. This website opens up many current educational debates. This blog directs you to some of these.Homework - to be or not to... more
Character Lab 6 May 2019
What makes an education worthwhile? This question goes to the heart of our purpose as educators. It is a question I return to often in workshops with school leaders and teachers, since it is easy to side-tracked... more
April Update 25 April 2019
Since January I have been working with IB Global to help them prepare for the launch of the new Standards and Practices (S&Ps) that come into effect next year (2020).My role as one of two lead developers... more
Put LEARNING centre stage 19 April 2019
"If we want our students to actually learn the facts and concepts and ideas we’re trying to teach them, they have to experience those things in some way that rises above abstract words on paper. They... more
May Exams - Tips for revision 7 April 2019
Help your students get ready for the IB Final May Exams which start this year on 2 May and run until 24 May 2019.Here we provide a strategy (Plan, Prepare, Perform), top tips (from IB alumni), and blogs... more
TOK Essays May 2019 4 April 2019
This is a blog to signpost a great website you may not have come across - great for TOK Coordinators.ToKTutor provides "Theory of Knowledge help for TOK Essay & TOK Presentation needs for IB TOK students... more
An African Inquiry 31 March 2019
Inquiry is at the heart of putting students in the driving seat of their own learning and developing their agency over their learning.. 'Inquirers' is one of the attribuites of the IB Learner Profile... more