Edging forward…….the tide turns for design in schools.

Forgive me for starting this post with an image of what is very much a post industrial landscape but in the last few years it has felt a bit like this if you are involved in or concerned about design in schools.  The persistence of the DfE in pushing forward the so called Ebacc with … Continue reading

The apprentice….too little, too late?

Surely I cannot be the only person who has noticed the bidding war between the parties on the number of apprenticeships that will be created during the next government ?   Sometimes the current level of debate reminds me more of a game of Toptrumps than a serious attempt to get policy across, ah well! … Continue reading

Ringing the Bell for creativity!

A long blogging break, justified only in part by my other project in the image, but now back to it!  And what a way to start the year.  Sir David Bell made national headlines with a robust critique of elements of the education system as it exists in this country at the moment.  The  arguments were … Continue reading

A deep and dark Govember…….Last chances and opportunities.

Apologies to Simon and Garfunkel for the misquote in the title but a friend recently had to give in to distaff pressure and shave off his blooming Mowvember ‘tache , got me thinking about November puns.  In the current media feeding frenzy about what the BBC should or should not have done much seems to go unremarked, not least the continuing, perhaps growing … Continue reading

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