From the Sandpit…

Musings on all things education by an ex-pat teaching in Dubai, passionate about talent development, teaching English, evidence informed practice and collaboration :)


Evidence based practice

14 Blogposts for 2014! #14for2014

As the year draws to a close, thought I would share some of my favourite edu blogposts of 2014! #14for2014 Continue reading “14 Blogposts for 2014! #14for2014”

DESC #BookBuddies Meeting One- Make it stick!

The books have arrived….(finally!), delighted to have DESC’s staff book club up and running! We currently have 3 book groups that will run parallel to each other. The chosen books for our first Continue reading “DESC #BookBuddies Meeting One- Make it stick!”

@DESCENGLISH Tuesday Tweak of the week!

If you can’t stand the research, get out of the classroom……

Research like a schools need ‘research leads’?

“It is evidence that will liberate the teaching profession from (its) shackles.”

(Nick Gibb Research Ed conference, London, 6th September 2014) Continue reading “If you can’t stand the research, get out of the classroom……”

Make it stick: Learning better and remembering longer..

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