Alex Beckey

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Exam Reform. Another blog manifesto.

Blogs about examinations and assessment…<p>I’ve written quite a few posts about exams and assessment in the last year. Some of the earlier ones were a …

A Perspective on ‘Seven Myths’

<b>Daisy Christodoulou’s book Seven Myths About Education</b> has created quite a stir since it was published online earlier this year. After a rave review …

Hunting English

Top Ten Tips for Behaviour Management<p>Most of my posts are about teaching strategies, the curriculum or the odd political rant. I have written very …

The Case against Stephen Twigg

It is far easier to argue against Twigg than Gove because there is very little evidence I can find to undermine the wide consensus that he has not …

David Didau

The summer holidays are here and tomorrow I’m foolishly attempting to drive to Corsica in a 1979 Campervan. That being the case, there will be no …

Who’s afraid of lesson observations?

<i>“Shoot an apple from the boy’s head. If you miss, your own head shall pay the forfeit.”</i><p><i>Wilhelm Tell</i>, by Friedrich Schiller, 1804.<p>In the 14th century, …