Commentary

First Formal Report of the International Council of Education Advisors

The International Council of Education Advisers (ICEA) has made 19 recommendations to further strengthen the Scottish education system. Overall the council is supportive of the direction that Scotland’s reforms are taking, and it commends the core ambition of raising achievement and ensuring every child has an equal chance to succeed, regardless of their background. In …

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The EGHE Network in Seville, Spain : 10th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation

Report by Dr Josephine Munthali I arrived in Seville on 15th of November and settled at a Barceló Renacimiento Hotel. Registration took place on the 16th November after which the participants had very good presentations from two main speakers at a Plenary Session. I was impressed with Jo Bergmann’s presentation on “Flipped Learning”. Bergmann from …

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Seminar: An uncertain future: some implications of Brexit for Teaching and Teacher Professionalism in Europe.

Prof Tony Finn (University of Glasgow) is the former CEO of the General Teaching Council for Scotland. The UK’s vote for Brexit has led to confusion across Europe, as different states have attempted to evaluate its impact and consider its implications. Within the UK, Brexit has placed a strain on relations between communities which supported …

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