National Excellence in Teaching Award

In late 2019 I was anonymously nominated for a National Excellence in Teaching award, and after submitting my application – the content of which I publish here – I found myself in the beehive at a pretty flash luncheon receiving two of the awards, one for excellence and one for innovation. As a member of […]

Christopher Waugh on March 30, 2020

Podcast: See Me After Class

Now safely embedded back home in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, my restlessness has not abated. As a result I pitched the micro-credentials idea to an educational charity, The Education Hub, who are funding educational innovation in schools. The success of this bid has lead to the launch of a micro-credentials project in my […]

Christopher Waugh on March 30, 2019
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Grant More Freedom

This journal entry was written as part of the first #blogsync, an initiative in the synchronisation of online journals by UK Educational professionals. The first...

/ January 31, 2013

Tangled in the Scaffolding

Teaching writing is one of the greatest joys and challenges of the English domain. Along the way, you encounter, acquire and discard many approaches and...

/ January 20, 2013
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Build a Brilliant Teacher

When a teacher fails, it’s “mea culpa”; when we succeed, it’s “didn’t the students do well?” Something that struck me when listening to John Hattie...

/ December 15, 2012
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Why should my students blog?

Two days ago the long-awaited installation of internet-connected devices landed in my underground classroom. The buzz was palpable. My students, unable to contain their enthusiasm,...

/ October 7, 2012