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My moral compass

Recently (and rightly) there has been a lot of discussion, especially on social media, about the lack of enough female leaders and about lack of enough BAME leaders. Numbers are quoted but I’m never sure if the numbers tell the … Continue reading

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My grandfathers, my father; my heroes

The other day I read a wonderful blog by the wonderful Jill Berry. This was one of a series of Shero blogs and Jill talked about how her mum was her shero. Jill encouraged me to write one too and … Continue reading

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My grandmother, my mother; my sheroes

I recently read Jill Berry’s excellent shero blog. She asked me if I was going to write one so, here is mine. I have two sheros; my grandmother and my mother. My grandmother was born in colonial India. She was … Continue reading

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A letter to Miss Soares

Picture Credit Zarine Mogal Dear Miss Soares, It is with a heavy heart that I write this. You are a legend, almost an institution yourself. You gave more than 50 years of your life teaching Maths to girls in a … Continue reading

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@BeyondLevels #LearningFirst Conference in Greenwich. Videos

I tried my hand at live streaming during the #LearningFirst conference on 30th Sept 2017. I missed the earlier sessions as I only thought about live streaming after the conference had already started. I was doing it through the “Live” … Continue reading

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A case for having uniforms

Years ago, when I was young, my father told me about someone who worked in his office. What this gentleman was earning barely made ends meet. He had two daughters and was determined that they went to school. Pakistan, like … Continue reading

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rED17 Blogs, presentations, video links

Toxic schools and how to avoid running them by David Weston This is the new m*th by Christian Bokhove Improving assessment: the key to education reform by Daisy Christodoulou ResearchED 2017 a brief review by Daisy Christodoulou ResearchED 17-a few … Continue reading

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