Questions…

It was so good to be present at Language World when Dr Geoff Brammall was honoured as an ALL fellow. He has worked tirelessly for the language community and I respect him so much. Carol Hughes nominated him and asked us why what we thought about this. Carol has written this post on questions and […]

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Lessons from abroad

Our subject association ALL and the Association for Science Education play a big part in the lives of members of my family.  Whilst reading the Education in Science magazine in September (Number 261) the article Learning lessons from Finland and Estonia by Dr Neil McIntyre caught my attention. Neil gained a chemistry PhD at St. Andrews […]

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Sources of new ideas for teaching

The new app Be My Eyes in just one day after launching, had over 10,000 users. I’m always really interested, as I’m sure you are, in medical advances and new technology that transforms lives. On both sides of my family people have suffered with very serious problems with eyesight and this app sounds amazing. We […]

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The value of TeachMeets

Last week I had the pleasure of attending two TeachMeets, one in Oxford at Fitzharry’s School organised by Lisa Probert the Head of Languages, and the other one by Suzi Bewell at York University. They worked hard to get a good crowd of teachers there and the atmosphere was really good at both events. Both […]

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