Have we got the character to educate for character?

Watch out, the bureaucrats might get hold of character education, the world of data, clip boards and stern faces might be looking at children to judge how much grit, character and sheer damn resilience they have. It’s the resilience of teachers that astounds me, as soon as September has nearly left us the autumnal guffaws … More Have we got the character to educate for character?

Measuring Progress With The Trivium

The trivium is an excellent way to ensure progress in learning. We can see progress through the trivium in three stages: new knowledge followed by critique, ending in communication. In teaching terms this means firstly ensuring a body of knowledge is taught to students and that they understand the knowledge. Secondly the students build on that knowledge through … More Measuring Progress With The Trivium