Blog Post 3: The Great Shoe Transportation, my lesson from Finland and a bloody gash to the face

La Petite Prof

Since I last wrote, I left my job. I’m not sure it’s really dawned on me yet that I’m not going back. In fact, it feels rather odd: the end of one chapter and straight in to another without much time to reflect. I’ve had some wonderful messages of encouragement from my colleagues, which I’ll take with me to Summer Institute (along with some smashing leaving presents – cheers guys!).

In addition to clearing out my desk, I had to clear out UNDER my desk. And so began The Great Shoe Transportation. It feels like I’ve been lugging shoes home for weeks. I’ve moved back into the family home and my Dad keeps threatening to chuck the whole lot on to a bonfire.

Last week I attended the annual Education Lecture at King’s College London. It was delivered by Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish expert in education. I don’t like using…

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