Taking the Drivers on the Road: Reflections 10 Months into the Journey

An article written by Michael Fullan, a Canadian educational researcher and former dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). He is noted for his expertise on educational reform, and has worked with teacher groups, research institutes and governments all over the world. Michael is also a world renowned author and this year he shared ‘The right drivers for whole system success.’

A portrait of Howie Firth. Credit: Selena S Kuzman

Putting a science festival online

This blog has been shared by Howie Firth, Director of Orkney International Science Festival. The Northern Alliance recognises the importance of STEM learning for children and young people and the benefit of strong links with our industries and communities. The festival will deliver a whole host of opportunities for schools and settings as well as families and individuals to engage with.

Getting through a blizzard and leading learning beyond lockdown

Lockdown and subsequently the return to school life has been an emotional roller-coaster, learning to be comfortable with the uncomfortable unknown. It has reminded us of our need to connect, and the importance of wellbeing and relationships. We know through collaboration, innovation develops – and good relationships are absolutely essential Read more…

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