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 :)



Reading groups 2016…it’s a wrap!

Yesterday saw the conclusion of our three staff reading groups at DESC. 40 staff have been Continue reading “Reading groups 2016…it’s a wrap!”

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!”

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……”

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