The ‘lost’ children

The ‘lost’ children

There are now almost 2 million students who are regularly missing school. These are, what we might call, The ‘lost’ children. Of course, there are some children whose families have chosen to home educate them. Some have no roots and are constantly moving,...
Lifelong learning – are you with me?

Lifelong learning – are you with me?

It wasn’t until many years after leaving school did I realise I belonged to a special group – those who never want to stop learning. Being open to lifelong learning, whether it’s for the workplace or just because, means you stay open minded, curious...
The best laid plans …

The best laid plans …

Ending a year is a good time to reflect and 2021 should be no exception! The theme of this year should surely be ‘the best laid plans’ as I’m sure many of you reading this will have had to cancel or postpone at least a couple of things you planned...
What about all that lost learning?

What about all that lost learning?

In an unprecedented situation like a pandemic, there is much to discuss.  What about all that lost learning?  What about exams?  What about catch up opportunities?  Or even, what’s happened about my dental appointment? I came across this table the other day and...