CLWB at “Building Skills” Athens 27 March, 2015

Mike would like to thank the British Council and Microsoft for the invitation to present at “Building Skills” in Athens on Friday 27 March, 2015. Slides from the presentation are here: Here’s the main points – DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE STUDENTS Introduction Computers are only going to get more powerful … and will have an ever-bigger impact on jobs,… Read More

The Transformed Phase

This is the fourth and final article on the phases of transformation that schooling systems go through. The first was “Taking the First Steps”, and this phase is characterized by access. The second, Taking the Next Steps – The ‘Enhanced’ Phase, is where technology is used to enhance existing processes. The third -“The Strategic Phase”… Read More

Transforming Schooling in Old Buildings – “New Wine in Old Bottles”

A question that I get asked constantly is “how do we implement change in ordinary ‘factory schooling’ buildings”? Last week I was fortunate enough to be able to visit the Cornwallis Academy in Kent in the UK where they are part way through transforming out of the factory schooling model into something much more effective. Whilst, clearly,… Read More