Monthly Archives: July 2015

In which I am interviewed by John Kelleher

Not a blog entry per se, but I was recently interviewed by the insightful John Kelleher. The results, in which I ramble somewhat about assessment in music education, are to be found here. As a result of reading this I am … Continue reading

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In which I reflect on dentistry and assessment

My wife has this week had to go to the dentist, for some root canal work (ouch). As she was bemoaning this, I reflected on how I am very grateful that dentists don’t operate like teachers have to. I’m not … Continue reading

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In which I get really ratty about linear attainment assessment. Again.

….or when is KS3 assessment not assessment. It will come as no surprise to regular readers to know that I am actually in favour of assessment. I think it can help pupils and teachers, and, properly done, can provide useful … Continue reading

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