Category Archives: Satire

@ONSTEDNews: Private school lends helping hand to poor neighbours

In the wake of suggestions from the head of ONSTED that private schools must do more to help their state-funded counterparts, the elite St … Coontinued in ONSTED: Alternative Education News @ONSTEDNews: Private school lends helping hand to poor neighbou…

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@ONSTEDNews: Disseminating and embedding bullshit

ONSTED: Alternative Education News @ONSTEDNews: Disseminating and embedding bullshit: a sustainabl…

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@ONSTEDNews: ‘How I turned around a failing school.’ Interview …

Carol Knutsford became Britain’s most successful head teacher when she took over the failing Cheddar Brook School (now the JD Wetherspoon Ac… Continued in ONSTED: Alternative Education News @ONSTEDNews: ‘How I turned around a failing school.’ Interview …:

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Co-Constructing the Curriculum

Originally posted on Making Learners Extraordinary ™:
Education is essentially a transaction. Yet, there are many kinds of transaction. Consider, for instance, the transaction between a diner and a waitress about a potential tip. This is a master-servant transaction; the waitress…

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@ONSTEDNews: Teachers invited to retrain as troops

Many ex-teachers find themselves in prison, in mental institutions or on the streets. Finding the readjustment to civilian life difficult, … Continued in ONSTED: Alternative Education News @ONSTEDNews: Teachers invited to retrain as troops with Cannon …:

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@ONSTEDNews: Warring educational factions agree a truce

A surprise truce has been reached between progressive and traditionalist educators during the 7 th annual Learning and Skills Conference a… Continued in Warring educational factions agree a truce

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@ONSTEDNews: ‘We hate poor people’ admit top universities

ONSTED: Alternative Education News @ONSTEDNews: ‘We hate poor people’ admit top universities: Britain’s top universities have called an amnesty on pretending that they want to admit more poor people. Pryce Fairchild, spokesperson f…

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@ONSTEDNews: Free school launched for children of Guardian-readers

ONSTED: Alternative Education News @ONSTEDNews: Free school launched for children of Guardian-read…: The Collective Futures Free School in Hackney, which will open its doors in September, is set to enable smug-faced, over-paid Guardian read…

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Talk-it-out™

Originally posted on Making Learners Extraordinary ™:
Every educator has heard of Lev Vygotsky and his ideas about social learning and the zone of proximal development. However, few have heard about his compatriot and near contemporary, Dmitri Tsiolkovsky (1900-1941). Tsiolkovsky was…

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