Tag Archives: UKLA

Great local CPD

At Teachmeet last week I talked about the importance of people working to collaborate and share good practice become even more important this year. In England (as well as many other countries) the education community finds itself in austere times and so Continuing Professional Development opportunities may well become less available due to lack of […]

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Musings on gender differences

Last week I was moderating the UKedchat discussion on gender differences. For those who don’t know about this forum it is an excellent place for people interested in education to get together to discuss a topic which is selected using an online poll. Ian Addison wrote a great blog post about why UKedchat is so […]

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UKLA second set of Boos

I have managed to finish off my books from the excellent UKLA 2010 International conference which took place in Winchester last week. My final two boos are about two workshops I attended on the Saturday. The first was led by Dylan Yamada Rice a PhD student at Sheffield University. It was a fascinating session as […]

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UKLA 2010

Last week I attended the International Conference of the United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) at the University of Winchester, England. It is a wonderful place to meet with teachers, advisers, academics from all over the world. It is a chance to catch up with old friends and make new connections. I will add to this […]

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UKLA publication

Three  and a half years ago I went back into classroom teaching at Carr Hill Primary school after more than six years in advisory work.  One of the many highlights of my time at the school was taking part in an action research project with Petula Bhojwani of Birmingham City University and Cath Wilkes of […]

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