The Head of Accenture, Pierre Nanterme has said: “We are not sure that spending all that time in performance management has been yielding such a great outcome.” Many companies are abandoning the process saying that it is time consuming and has the opposite effect to the desired one, instead of motivating employees it encourages disengagement … More Performance Management is Nonsense: Stop Meaningless Appraisal in Schools
“You were present on the occasion of the destruction of these trinkets, and, indeed, are the more guilty of the two, in the eye of the law; for the law supposes that your wife acts under your direction.” If the law supposes that,” said Mr. Bumble, squeezing his hat emphatically in both hands, “the law … More Who Put the Ass in Assessment? Exams vs Education.
‘Nothing matters but life’ DH Lawrence: Women in Love Nicky Morgan has made a speech that supports the arts in education. She begins with an understanding of what it is to be British, ‘from Shakespeare to One Direction,’ she trumpets: “This small island country has, throughout its history, punched well above its weight as the … More Does Nicky Morgan Really Value the Arts?
Mindset seems allied to the idea of cognitive behavioural therapy. The NHS classes CBT as: “…a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave.” If we accept that mindset theory is born from this notion, that by changing the way you think and behave you can manage your … More Is Mindset on the Wane?
Linear A levels, love them or loathe them, are on their way back. A number of people are pointing out all the problems that may arise with their re-introduction, including some worried folk from universities who use the AS grade in determining whether to make an offer to a potential student or not. In schools some are worried … More Linear A Levels: Love Them or Loathe Them?