Archive for December, 2018

Ingredients for transforming the performance of schools

Speaking at hub East Central Scotland’s unique #placesforlearning event, Professor Stephen Heppell, one of the UK’s most influential academics in the field of education and technology, outlined his thoughts on a range of ingredients for transforming the performance of schools and other learning institutions: Around the world the pressure on schools for improved performance grows. Because children deserve the very best chance at learning, this is not unexpected. Each school, community and their contexts are unique and will create a unique “recipe” from these “ingredients”. Taking a cue from Olympic sport, with its philosophy of seeking each and every available…