Archive for August 2013

Road to the Referendum: adult classes

New term, new adult classes, and this term I’m leading a new (and exciting class) at Wester Hailes on Wednesdays and at Royston Wardieburn on , ROAD TO THE REFERENDUM. These courses will identify, discuss and debate the big issues which will shape attitudes in Scotland as […]

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We must not be afraid to ask the dangerous questions

We must not be afraid to ask the dangerous questions

A new year is underway, but our education system still refuses to ask the most important, and most dangerous, questions. We need to re-engage with the big issues, says Alex Wood. Nothing comes close to the wonderful buzz which committed teachers feel when they see new first […]

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The minister answers

The minister answers

When former headteacher and SecEd editorial board member Alex Wood met Scotland’s cabinet secretary for education, topics for discussion ranged from the Curriculum for Excellence and wellbeing to inspection and recruiting new school leaders. 

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A coincidence that leaves me worried about our lives

A coincidence that  leaves me worried  about our lives

Perhaps I shouldn’t read too much into the coincidence but I’ve had almost exactly the same experience twice in the last fortnight and I’m concerned. The first occasion was at Waverley Station entering from Market Street. As ever the place was awash with travellers in a hurry. […]

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