Fake News

“Fake News” is not new. Good comrades all my life have sat around analysing how the establishment has been lying to us. It was generally accepted that the news was fake, what the establishment wanted, and how we had to be careful what we believed, how we were conditioned. Sadly in my job as a … Continue reading Fake News

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EJW goes private

I am an Education Justice Warrior (EJW). I spent my life battling for education, and, whilst it was in general part of a waste of time as the world is far less educated now than it was when I started, it was worth doing. As an EJW I put the children first, so I never … Continue reading EJW goes private

McKinsey report

LINK Finding 1 If students are motivated they work hard and do better irrespective of personal background. Earth-shattering, I’d have never guessed that. How much money did it cost to say that? OK the report is couched in “mindset” parlance, but what teacher doesn’t know that? The report does not investigate the connection between personal … Continue reading McKinsey report

Growth Mindset Brianblog

Growth Mindset is one of a series of edufashions. Nothing new educationally except for mindset profiling. Appropriate mindset profiling in relation to the specific subject and institution might have some educational benefits. If applying growth mindset is producing good results, I would have to question what was happening before. Perseverance – if your institution is … Continue reading Growth Mindset Brianblog