Work in Progress
Working theories on education, politics and much more.
Find out more about my background as a teacher and political campaigner.
A place where I try to keep track of any ‘grand ideas’ which I’ve collected from reading, events and conversations.
An incomplete directory of links to things I’ve found interesting and provocative.
Fundamentally I am interested in human potential, social progress and how change happens.
My latest blog posts…
When it comes to booklets, I started out as a sceptic. Seeing so many other schools touting their shift to booklets on social media, I wanted to think carefully about the pros and cons. I saw two major pitfalls: the workload involved in producing booklets and a concern that they would become too restrictive forContinue reading “Booklets: Some Practical Advice”
How Hamilton has made me think. I try to avoid things that are overhyped; or at least I think I try to. I have long had an interest into the period of American history around the War of Independence and the founding of the republic. So when everybody started going wild about a hip-hop musicalContinue reading “Finding my shot”
Thank goodness for that. 2020 was a shocker and I am definitely looking forward to a year which isn’t so restricted or under strain. For all the negatives though, I am still thankful for a number of opportunities in 2020… The joy of cookingLast year was when I finally got around to learning how toContinue reading “Farewell to all that”