I went on holiday recently and one of our walks looked like this on Map My Walk. This is exactly the image I would choose to represent the start of my Enquiry. The red dot was the interview, which I felt like I scraped through because I really didn’t understand how much my enquiry should … Continue reading Interview and Getting Started on SCEL Fellowship Study
My initial motivation to apply came from my growing frustration at the lack of place given to issues of Equity and Social Justice in Scottish Education. It seemed to me that these issues were becoming defined (crudely) as the bottom 20% are impacting on our overall attainment so we need to get that sorted. I … Continue reading Why the SCEL Fellowship Study Programme?
Well we’ve just waved off P7 (and Miss Bertram, Mr Whillans & Mrs Binmore) who are all heading to Normandy for the week. The first text from Miss B says that everyone is okay and they are stopping soon at Durham for lunch but P7 have already eaten their own body weight in sweets! We’ll … Continue reading Bon Voyage!
I resurrected my blog to share my progress on the SCEL (Scottish College of Educational Leadership) Fellowship Programme, which began earlier this year. I’ve shared nothing since. Recently I’ve been asking myself why? 1. I’m taking a while to get my head round what the Fellowship Programme is about and whether I am on the … Continue reading Blogging the SCEL Fellowship Study Programme – can I?
In March 2015, a fire from neighbouring field destroyed the dorm that housed 62 boys and 4 teachers in our link school, CDC School in Mae Sort, Thailand. These boys live in the school because they have no parents or are separated from their parents. When fire struck in March, the boys and their teachers who … Continue reading Fire destroys Boys’ Dorm in CDC School for Burmese migrant children
Since March we have been saving pennies, selling cakes, raising money through our sponsored treasure hunt to help 62 boys in CDC School for Burmese migrants in Thailand. These boys live in the school because they have no parents or are separated from their parents. When fire struck in March, the boys and their teachers … Continue reading Wee Pans raises £3550 to rebuild Burmese School boys’ dorm