https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/exclusive-schools-not-taking-full-advantage-technology-yougov-poll?utm_content=bufferbf613&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer We really need to drill into this. I’ve aired my views often and still believe that the lack of vision in school management coupled with providers wanting to sell set solutions is resulting in outcomes such as those highlighted in the OECD report. We cannot describe ICT as embedded into the curriculum and after […]

I have not read the OECD report Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection yet, but I will do over the next few days. At 204 pages it is going to take a while to digest and I am hoping that the report contains a few useful insights. I am pretty sure I know what it […]

Its all very  very exciting now! In a few hours time Alfie accompanied by Alfie’s dad, Andrew Griggs from Prodigy Learning and myself will be heading off to the airport to fly to Dallas where Alfie will be representing the UK in  MOS World Championships. Fellow students and staff at Ormiston Park Academy will be […]

I first published this article on a previous web site around 7 years ago (2008?). At the time it received some attention and some parts were circulated widely. I have tweaked it a little but I have kept the 2008 context… I’ve come to value my subscription to various educational forums. It’s good to run […]

I first published this article around 7 years ago (2008?) and published on a previous site of mine. With a little tweaking, it still seems pertinent…  I keep returning to that old chestnut about how schools are not as good as they used to be. Kids today can neither read or write nor recite their […]