When 140 Characters Isn't Enough
Saturday, 14 March 2020
The Worldometer pages have real time data on confirmed cases and mortality by country here . You can click through to country level data ...
Monday, 11 December 2017
Top books of 2017
Non-Fiction: This year I've found myself more and more drawn to ancient history. For some reason I'd always dismissed it as a bi...
Monday, 12 December 2016
My top 15 books of 2016
For the last five years I've written down every book I read, partly for the obvious reason that otherwise I'd forget, but also be...
Sunday, 21 August 2016
How will GB do in Tokyo?
The performance of the GB team in Rio has been exceptional but not hugely surprising. I had projected they would be third in the medal tabl...
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
The 10 key education headlines from the spending review
Overall The Autumn Statement was published today. Overall DfE spending will fall just 1.1% over the next four years. Even in the &qu...
Sunday, 6 September 2015
ResearchED 2015 Presentation: The 5 Big Policy Challenges for the New Government
I don't usually share presentations as I'm not sure mine ever make much sense out of context. But a few people asked for this one o...
Monday, 6 April 2015
The birth of a zombie statistic
Last week the "i" newspaper splashed on a startling statistic: "40% of teachers leave within one year". It has since b...
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