The West Midlands Mantle of the Expert Network has launched a new website, which introduces the range of activities the network undertakes, including training events, coaching and mentoring, and special projects in schools. Current work includes a Mantle project for primary schools on Anglo-Saxon Britain. The website can be found here: www.westmidlandsmantle.co.uk
All welcome to the initial meeting of the Norfolk Schools’ Mantle of the Expert Network at Recreation Road, Norwich, NR2 3PA on Sept 16th from 16:30 – 18:00. This first meeting is aimed principally at school leaders, but anyone interested is welcome. The meeting will discuss the creation of the network and its purposes: 1. […]
Birzeit University and the A.M. Qattan Foundation Center for Educational Research and Development (QCERD) wish to announce the availability of a visiting lectureship in the field of education and culture. Visiting scholars will have to be in residence for a four month period in Palestine, during which they teach a couple of courses at the […]
RATIONALE In the past few years much has changed on the educational stage in the UK and internationally. Drama for learning methods as well as the adoption of Mantle of the Expert systems in many learning contexts is becoming more widespread in the UK and in several other countries notably in the Middle East, Palestine […]
Teacher Alex Crump – @alfiecrump – has compiled the complete programmes of study for the new Primary Curriculum, due to become law for non-academy primary school in September, 2014.
We are delighted to announce the following teachers and learning support have been awarded the mantle of the expert Quality Mark: Pound Hill Infant School, Crawley – June 2013 Lead Practitioner certificates are awarded to: Christina Delgado, Rachael North, Alison Hillebron Anne Marie Stewart Sarah Stallard Holy Cross Primary School, Harlow – June 2013 Lead Practitioner […]
Creative Teaching and Learning: Incorporating creativity and critical thinking into your school.
The school curriculum is changing, and we need creativity in our classrooms more than ever before. Michael Gove may be ploughing on with his plans for a new facts-based curriculum, but Ofsted are increasingly stressing the need for learner engagement, lively creative teaching, the use of dialogic teaching approaches and student collaboration…
This letter was originally published by Debra Kidd – @debrakidd – on her website Love Learning
Debra was the only practicing teacher invited to sign the “100 Academics” letter published in the Independent – “100 academics savage Education Secretary Michael Gove for ‘conveyor-belt curriculum’ for schools”
Many teachers contacted Debra asking if they could add their voices to the protest. This is her response.
In the past few years much has changed on the educational stage in the UK and internationally. Drama for learning methods as well as the adoption of Mantle of the Expert systems in many learning contexts is becoming more widespread in the UK and in several other countries.
In response to these exciting developments we have initiated a Quality Mark for the application and development of Mantle of the Expert in schools where the use of the system is significantly affecting school wide curriculum structures and pedagogy…
Dear Friends and Colleagues, It’s been a busy term for Big Brum, with both The Edge and The Giant’s Embrace touring schools. This week we are off to Rouen to meet with colleagues from Hungary, Spain and France and continue to celebrate and explore the work of Edward Bond. While there, Big Brum will be […]