What an outstanding day! An in-service day like none other…with the students off, the teachers and management staff set off to Birmingham for the Focus School event called ‘Learning to Learn Through Innovation’. With nearly a thousand teachers at the event it was a thrill to be part of one of the most cutting-edge groups in the education world.
To much content to mention here, but a couple of excellent quotes as follows
Professor Sugata Mitra on the Future of Learning
“It became clear that children in groups have an understanding that is greater than that of each individual. It was this collective ‘hive’ mind that was working like an efficient teacher.
Sir John Jones at the Focus School Conference held at NEC today
“A teacher’s job is not to teach the subject, but the love of the subject…”