Articles by Michael Fordham

What if?

26 September 2013 // 5 Comments

What if, in teacher training, we had the same amount of time and funding available as for the training of new doctors? Okay, I know that comparisons between medicine and [...]

On teaching the canon

20 August 2013 // 1 Comment

It is a sad fact that there is insufficient time to teach all that we might want to teach. Whether it is periods of history or works of English literature, there is always [...]

Twenty ways to improve CPD

13 July 2013 // 0 Comments

Two years ago I arrived back from my Easter break to find that our training day would be led by an external consultant who would be training us on ‘critical thinking, [...]