Ofsted's lead researcher. A unicorn in red. An inclusion specialist off his meds. A flute playing chemistry professor. A grand old man. Some philosopher-CEOs. And a teacher with digital traction in New York, Tyne & Wear. What do they have in common? Well, aside from the fact that they spoke at Friday's VNET Curriculum Conference? I personally felt... Continue Reading →
Trusted partners: VNET/Werdelin present a Hands-on Introduction to CL
I am very proud of being accepted as a trusted partner of VNET due to their dedication to empower schools through bespoke programmes that reflect their needs...
Diamonds in the Rough; video & slides from Monday’s presentation
Among the 85 delegates who missed the first Tea Party due to Storm Doris, but remain curious about the new VNET/NB2B Cooperative Learning programme Diamonds in the Rough? This six-minute video edit summarises my presentation at Mattishall. Best enjoyed with tea. The full slideshow is also available for viewing at werdelin.co.uk/VNET.html. The full slideshow is available for viewing... Continue Reading →
Great Tea, but what was the Party really about?
The only time anyone looked half interested was when they were talking to each other, rather than listening to me. Which is precisely why Cooperative Learning instantly improves teaching and learning in any school. For the benefit of delegates who did not feel satiated after our 15 minutes, this brief article details the underlying objectives of, and delegate feedback to, the Cooperative Learning session at the VNET Tea Party 20 March 2017.