At this point, when all assumptions about what is valuable in education have been swept aside, it might be useful to look at what we have in Northern Ireland to support a less centralised, less exam-focused environment. What do we have that might allow us to support and structure learning in whatever shape and whatever location it will be happening throughout this period of emergency remote teaching, but also into the longer term. How might we integrate what is valuable about distance learning into the standard approach to education in this place.
This video reminds us what the legislative framework asks of teachers at each stage of compulsory schooling:
The flipped classroom might be a more realistic model of learning in the future than it has been up to now:
Impact Wales develop ‘sketch notes’ that summarise key research around learning and teaching and other interesting materials: