What do students remember?

I’ve recently had a conversation with a colleague about how students rarely remember the content you teach them after they leave school. We concluded though that students will always remember how you treated them, whether it be favourably or unfavourably. But I realised later that how you approach your work and subject, including the thought […]

Read more
Learning, Developing and Improving Skills

Here’s my attempt to provide a straightforward method to learn, develop and improve any skill, and it’s as simple as; Focus, Feedback, Fix, and Repeat. Focus Narrow down the aspect of skill that you need to improve. Focus on one part of this skill only, whether it’s your foot placement while kicking a¬†conversion/penalty in rugby/soccer?, […]

Read more
Teaching in a knowledge rich society

When teachers no longer are required to impart knowledge in society what role to they play? The teacher is first of all an expert learner and a professional. Someone that can structure learning, and the skills required for a field of expertise, in a way that can maximise group learning. The focus on knowledge transmission […]

Read more