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Teachers need the time to get out more: Academies Week

October 5, 2014

Education is enough of a national concern that there is no shortage of organisations arranging meetings and conferences about different aspects of the subject. Being addicted to Twitter has allowed me to keep up with much of this. Being a blogger has also meant I receive invitations to speak at events, or am placed on the guest list for ones not open to everybody. However, such events are not evenly distributed across the year, and the last 11 days have seen my diary overloaded.

Despite living in West Midlands, the Saturday before last I was in the centre of London attending the launch of a book,
Don’t Change the Light Bulbs (edited by Rachel Jones). The following Tuesday, I heard Teach Like a Champion author Doug Lemov in Walworth, giving a lecture on leadership…

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2 comments

  1. Perhaps not even just events and conferences … different schools + different places = different ideas!


  2. […] from my attempt to attend a large number of education events in a short period of time, described here.  A number of comments I heard about education over that time gave me pause for thought and for […]



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