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Early Years Hub: MK meeting @ Shepherdswell Academy

Do you work with children under 5 in Milton Keynes? Early Years Hub: MK meeting @ Shepherdswell Academy, Springfield, Milton Keynes. Tuesday 21st February 6.15-7.45pm Focus: Early Maths Skills Let me know if you’re coming on 01908 665418 or email: sarah.armitage@shepherdswell.milton-keynes.sch.uk

2017-02-08T21:47:56+00:00 February 8th, 2017|

February Newsletter

Up and coming EYFS training in Milton Keynes Thank you so much to everyone who braved the mud and rain to join us for our Early Years Hub:MK event on the 31st January; we had an excellent turnout. I have been busy collating all the information and making sure the training sessions we now deliver [...]

2017-02-08T21:30:14+00:00 February 8th, 2017|

Who’s Who @ the Early Years Hub:MK

Shepherdswell Hub Sarah Armitage (sarah.armitage@shepherdswell.milton-keynes.sch.uk)   Oxley Park Hub: Mary Younger (mary.younger@oxleyparkacademy.com)   Loughton Manor Hub: Gemma Kinsella (gkinsella@loughtonmanor.milton-keynes.sch.uk)   Knowles Nursery Hub: Natalie Fowler (knowlesnursery.head@milton-keynes.gov.uk)   Brooklands Farm Hub: Heidi Jasper (heidijasper@brooklandsfarm.milton-keynes.sch.uk)   Cedars Hub: Julie Whitehead (julie.whitehead@cedars.milton-keynes.sch.uk)   Russell Street Hub: Ellie Ingrouille (eingrouille@russell-street-school.co.uk)   Bletchley Hub: Becky Watanabe: (becky@clearwaterpeople.com)   Whitehouse Hub: [...]

2017-02-08T21:21:59+00:00 February 8th, 2017|

Knowledge or Skills?

Knowledge or Skills? In his recent speech to the Education World Forum, Nick Gibb strongly advocated for a move away from ‘child-centred’ pedagogies towards ‘teacher-led education’.  In this speech, he questions the validity of a child-centred approach, suggesting that there is a  “…focus on eliciting and developing ethereal and often poorly-defined skills in pupils.”  He [...]

2017-02-07T11:01:47+00:00 February 7th, 2017|

Ofsted “Thumbs Up” for School Based ITT

Those of you who work with ITT providers will be interested to read the following article which offers some wonderful news for those of us who are committed to high quality school-based teacher training.  Well done to all those providers who were inspected in this round – the hard work is paying off! With many [...]

2017-02-01T09:44:16+00:00 February 1st, 2017|