21st Century Learning...??

Our new course ‘21st Century Learning’ challenges you to think about what and how you teach. Are you – or your staff – still using 20th Century Teaching and hoping it will work for 21st Century Learning….?

If so contact us and we will tell you why you probably need a rethink….

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| 14th July 2011, 12:20:32 | Posted by Rosemary Taylor

(Another) New Associate..

Last month we welcomed Maren Wilmott-Borberg to our team, this month we are delighted to welcome Dave Vizard to our team of associates here at Key Issues. View their profiles on the Associates page.

Dave is widely published on the subject of Behaviour Management – his most recent publications being ‘Behaviour Solutions: A Guide to More Syndromes & Conditions” and “Meeting The Needs of Disaffected Students”.

Contact us if you require further information or are interested in joining our team…

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| 7th June 2011, 10:08:39 | Posted by Rosemary Taylor

Kuwait - March 2011

Early in March we head to Kuwait for two weeks to work with a group of Headteachers on a Management Development Programme. This is a return visit, following an initial training programme back in 2007.

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| 21st February 2011, 17:01:02 | Posted by Rosemary Taylor

Getting the facts....right??

We have recently returned from a school in Portugal, where we had the same conversation we had with teachers in a school in Bucharest just before Christmas, which was the same conversation we had with teachers in a school in Madrid in October….and it’s a conversation I guess we will go on having with teachers around the world from Mumbai to Milton Keynes, from Kuwait to Keighley, only the accents change…
There’s a conundrum. Children want to learn (trust me, they do) and teachers want to teach – and sometimes, but only rarely, the two coincide. Teachers are teaching, but are the children learning? How can you tell? Does it matter? Actually, yes, it does, because as Bob Dylan told us all those years ago, the times they are a-changing…
My grandmother went to school to get information because that’s where the information lived. It was in the books, it was inside the teacher’s head and she needed to go there to get the information because that’s how you learned.
Fast forward a generation. My mother also had to go to school to get the information from the teacher, stored in the only portable memory she had, which was inside her own head, and take it with her, because that was how i...

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| 7th January 2011, 20:30:50 | Posted by Rosemary Taylor

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