That’s how the light gets in

Summer Turner

My presentation at #TMEastLondon entitled: ‘Adding SPARKLE to Curriculum and Assessment Design’

‘Curriculum and Assessment Design’ isn’t the sexiest title – as many of my family and friends were quick to point out when I announced my book. I can’t help but think Niamh foresaw this potential problem, which is why she kindly added the word ‘sparkle’ to my presentation.

Yet the thing is, curriculum and assessment design is where I find my happiness; making decisions about what the children in front of me will know; being trusted to be the creator of something inspirational and life-changing for the community I serve; making and laying down the stones on which the future generation will make their path. Curriculum and assessment design is working out how you light sparks in the minds of your pupils – it IS the sparkle.

That’s why I wrote a whole book about it. And I have…

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