In recent years, global mental health statistics for children have painted a worrying picture. Teachers’ mental health and teacher attrition rates have also been concerning. The impact of Covid-19 is showing us that, more than ever, we need a stronger focus on wellbeing in education. In this free webinar from the SMARTcurriculum Academy Series, positive […]
Your curriculum design has never been more important as we find ourselves in uncharted waters. Find out how one school’s chosen approach can be moulded to address the significant issues facing school, pupils and communities at this time. Through courageous leadership and with creativity and flexibility, pupil needs can be met through a cross-curricular approach […]
I would like to invite you to take part in something that, after 35 years in the education profession, I see as one of the most exciting programmes I have seen. We are looking for school leaders who would consider adopting this approach for developing your learner’s resilience and leadership skills. Chris Jones CEO CJ […]
In a recent contract review a leading headteacher of an large outstanding school said “never again will I allow my senior staff to be stuck in a room pouring over a timetable for weeks, I will always seek to use a skilled timetabler who builds a relationship with the school and we can rely on […]
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So much change within the passing of weeks; the use of ‘unprecedented times’ has been over-used perhaps but we are certainly in unusual times and only time will tell its long term impact. Do you remember the video that did the rounds in the early part of the new millennium ‘Shift Happens?’ If ever we […]
Population design is a technical paper exploring the subject of how we put populations together within school and curriculum modelling. It is intended to define terms, explore principles and outline practice. Curriculum modelling for excellent practice.
Within the education world, to the educators, the driver is that education is for the good of the learner. Within the business world the key is efficiency- the best we can get for the least investment, the ratio of output to input within any system. The educator and the business leader narratives and purposes apparently opposed and there lies a difficulty.
Enterprise is about purposeful action. The dictionaries define it as boldness or a readiness in any undertaking; an adventurous spirit; ingenuity. Enterprise, and therefore enterprise education, has a wider application than limiting it within a popular perception of developing a company to be focused on earning money.
Over the past 10 years of reviewing curriculum design, I have tried to make a clear distinction between curriculum design in terms of the elements that make a broad and balanced curriculum, teaching and learning strategies and structural analysis. All are important but each should not be confused with the other. SMARTcurriculum® focuses on is […]