Learning Space Design

Creative Learning Systems

Posted by on 20 February, 2011 at 11:00 pm

Just a quick note – Cleveratom has closed (we went into voluntary liquidation after a run of particularly bad luck, and some less than satisfactory decisions). In the mean time I have set up a new company called ‘Creative Learning Systems’. Does just what it says on the tin… www.clsystems.co.uk I am very sorry to […]

Educating Boys

Posted by on 13 September, 2010 at 9:06 pm

Lots on TV recently about educating boys, and providing constant physical stimuli to keep them engaged. The TV show centred on a school in Harlow, not far from where I once taught. I am slightly disturbed by the whole thing. The emphasis seemed to be to make the boys able to succeed within the existing […]

BETT 2009, Education Executive, collaboration in learning

Posted by on 1 February, 2009 at 11:35 am

I was recently asked to provide a short piece of text for Education Executive magazine, looking at one or more of the emerging trends evident from the BETT show this year. I didn’t get the best of opportunities to walk around the show as we were extremely busy on our stand, but I did also […]

A month without? BBC Blast, NHS, BETT

Posted by on 30 November, 2008 at 12:02 am

Ever tried going a whole month without? I wasn’t consioulsy trying to, but I looked at the date and was suitably taken aback that it is nearly a whole month since the last time. That’s not quite a record, but it really doesn’t feel so good. Of course, I am talking about blog posting. Cleveratom […]

TES Conference, Olympia

Posted by on 12 October, 2008 at 2:21 pm

On Friday I had the great pleasure of speaking at the TES conference at Olympia, to a group of primary headteachers and practitioners about implementing personalised learning in their settings. All too often, personalised learning is considered as appropriate for secondary schools when in fact it is applicable to all phases of education. My turn […]