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...
An Al Jazeera documentary about the work we did at the London Nautical School Department of English
As part of my Deus Ex Machina series, here is the information that went with my presentation to Teachmeet Islington. Heaps more detail about our Unlock Achievement project can be found in my Journal entry on the topic https://vimeo.com/122935524
In another step towards restoring authenticity to the secondary classroom, our department has completely re-created our process of assessment. We have abandoned the old ‘curriculum levels’ model and replaced it with a standards-based badged achievement system.
Presentation to the Sunday Times Festival of Education, exploring the "God in the Machine". The notion that it is through setting up a class environment that concentrates on the imperatives of authenticity and agency, the aspects of learning that we care about...
You can also read my "It Takes a Village" Post
Presentation to the #i2ipartnership teachmeet, held on 24 October 2013