While the union and the Mat fought over the details of the settlement, as I worried about how my wife and children would react to my being out of work, the Mat simply assumed I would carry on as normal. And when I walked out of the door on that last day, absolutely no one knew I was off, or that anything had been going on. … [Read more...] about ‘Sacked from the school I loved’: a headteacher’s story
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However, teacher José Picardo argues that the aversion to technology in Steiner schools is rooted in a “pseudo-intellectualism which believes the things we are familiar with are better than the things our children are familiar with”. Picardo teaches at Surbiton High School in Surrey, where every pupil from the age of seven or eight is given a tablet. “I think my children are going to end up being better prepared for the world in which they live,” he says, because his school does not subscribe to the idea that “playing with something physical is better and therefore children shouldn’t be allowed technology”. … [Read more...] about Could Steiner schools have a point on children, tablets and tech?
A group of 14 college presidents released "Safe On Campus: A Framework For Reopening Colleges And Universities." It leans on the fact that the majority of people on college campuses are under 30, a group that is at "significantly lower risk of of hospitalization or death of COVID-19." The report acknowledges there are also vulnerable people on campus, but college presidents are highly confident they can put in a plan in place to provide additional safety measures for them. … [Read more...] about How MA Colleges, Universities Plan To Reopen
A special weeklong Celebration of Graduates took place beginning May 18 — the week that would have initially included the planned spring commencement ceremonies for the 3,440 students — both graduates and undergraduates — who earned their degrees. … [Read more...] about How Towson University Has Been Celebrating Its Graduates
Bell leaves Beacon for Raleigh, North Carolina, where he will serve as Head of School at Cardinal Gibbons High School. "It has been a tremendous honor to serve Beacon these past seven years, and it was one of the great joys in my life to work with the founding Board of Trustees to enact their bold vision to reimagine high school education," said Bell. "I look forward with nothing but excitement for this new chapter in Beacon Academy's story." … [Read more...] about Beacon Academy Hires New Head of School