What have Microsoft ever done for us?

All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? If you’re looking for nostalgia, take a look at the Life of Brian script – which doesn’t start with the question you think. I was…

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Rethinking the school day

We’re still in the foothills of a transformed education system. The fact that our national programme to create a transformed education system is called “Building Schools for the Future” is a pretty clear sign that we’re looking at this from today’s perspective Why didn’t somebody spot that the words “Building Schools” in the title might…

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Partners in Learning programme relaunched

For the last 5 years we have been running a programme, called Partners in Learning, to extend and expand the development of learning, and especially the ways that ICT can support learning in schools. Globally this programme has invested £125 million into projects run in partnership with governments, and government education agencies. In the UK,…

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Bolton’s BSF Conference

This week my colleague Chris Poole was invited to run a session at a conference for 3 local authorities coming into the BSF programme. Tribal, one of our education consulting partners, have been asked by Blackburn & Darwen to help their envisioning and creation of their Strategy for Change document. Through that relationship with Tribal,…

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