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Andy mellor's Blog – August 2010 Archive (3)

ICT assessment and the future!

About a year ago I undertook a visit to Robin Hood Primary School in Birmingham. They had just joined our network and we were keen to learn about each other. What I saw was beyond inspirational! The most striking aspect was the can do attitude which was imprinted into the DNA of every child and staff member. This attitude allowed everyone to succeed and led to a confidence which enabled everyone to challenge the status quo…

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Added by andy mellor on August 19, 2010 at 7:42am — No Comments

Where do we go wrong with ICT?

Having just read the Guardian article on the demise of BECTA and the preceived opportunities that this brings I feel compelled to correct some miscomprehensions.

Whenever, there is a wrong which needs righting, and let's face it, there is much about ICT learning which is wrong, we always tend to look for a one hit magic bullet. Today it is the demise of BECTA which will ensure that standards rise.

Interestingly the article talks predominantly about secondary ICT…

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Added by andy mellor on August 17, 2010 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Stop the merry go round it's time for the government to get off!

The following blog post is not party political, merely a commentary on 23 years experience of the education system in this country under 4 different governments.

Our school has always and will always challenge bullying where they find it and yet there is a system of institutionalised bullying which damages children, demotivates and intimidates staff and creates bullies as it moves through the system.

Have the Government legislated against it? No, they promote…

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Added by andy mellor on August 13, 2010 at 12:12pm — No Comments

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