I have been reading ‘Vital Connections’ – why we need more than self managing schools as part of my professional reading for NAPP. As a relative NOOB to teaching (my first year teaching was in 2010, and my last year of secondary school was 1999) it has given me a much better understanding of why somethings I just didn’t understand have happened. It would seem to me the ‘Tomorrow’s Schools’ have a lot to answer for.
The most inflammatory section to read so far was ‘Science Stagnates’. Yip, call me out for subject speciality bias, as English and Maths got a raw deal too, but this really broke my heart. And you know what really grates me….. the issues were first identified in the early 1990s…..
And then there was the report from Sir Peter Gluckman in 2011….
NOTHING HAS CHANGED!!!
I don’t understand why?
As a Science specialist…
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