Tag: Professional Development

Using photos of nature to teach science

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Alberto Ghizzi Panizza is easily the best macro photographer in Italy and quite likely the world, having featured in many websites and magazines across the globe, like the National Geographic, as well as winning innumerable photography awards. An example of his great

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Teacher retention – why do so many teachers leave or are thinking to leave the profession?

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The recent NFER report on teacher retention makes for some interesting reading. There is some encouragement in reading that:                  The majority of teachers are not considering leaving the profession. Half of teachers

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TeachMeet at the National Education Show 2017

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Why on our website? We have been organising TeachMeets in Cardiff ever since the first one in 2011 and we would normally upload the TeachMeet page on the TeachMeet wiki, but the wiki seems to be broken and we couldn’t upload

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TeachMeet Cymru – Supporting digital competency in the classroom

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Why on our website? We have been organising TeachMeets in Cardiff ever since the first one in 2011 and we would normally upload the TeachMeet page on the TeachMeet wiki, but the wiki seems to be broken and we couldn’t upload

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STEM+ Clubs in Malaysia

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We were very pleased to complete Phase 3 of the STEM+ Clubs programme for the Ministry of Education in Malaysia under the Newton STEM Fund managed by the British Council. The participating teachers and the students we worked with were

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Our work in Mexico – La Ciencia en tu Escuela

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We were very privileged to be able to work with the British Council Mexico between November 2015 and March 2016 on the evaluation of the online CPD platform for STEM primary and secondary teachers La Ciencia en tu Escuela, developed by

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Innovation Clubs in Malaysia

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In the last six months we were very privileged to work with British Council Malaysia and some great educators at SMK Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Klang school on the development of an Innovation Clubs resource pack for secondary schools in Malaysia.

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HiCortex Brainstorming

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Today I came across a fantastic new tool for online and collaborative brainstorming. It’s name is HiCortex Brainstorming and the highly energetic and inspiring Roger Hiscott (@rhncafc) told me about it today. I have already tried and loved DropTask, that comes

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