10 Oct '14

News Gourmet school meals, exam incentives fail and classrooms of the future

Education round up: School dinners get a Michelin makeover in Manchester, culture not curriculum spells educational success in Asia and Tristram Hunt hits back at CameronGood week forSchool dinners. Top chefs Adam Leavy and Sukhdev Singh have swapped their jobs at one of the UKs most prestigious restaurants to dish up gourmet grub for children at Loreto high school in Chorlton, south Manchester. So far, the pairs kale chips and truffles are going down a treat. @GuardianTeach Esme Kettle's article could not be more apt as I consider the importance of #reflectivepractice as part of #pgceThanks for the article and very true thoughts like: '...to call yourself a professional teacher, or even master teacher, requires a deep understanding of the concepts involved and, most importantly, an ability to pass that understanding on in easy-to-follow processes.'I think teachers of children with disabilities especially need to be able to do that, and to have that qualification in special support teaching they do not need to have currently in UK schools.RT @BSB_KS2: "The Earth plays music for those who listen!" Y5 enjoy steel pans outside. #lovemusic pic.twitter.com/yHnirkgqOI <looks great fun! Continue reading...

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