At the recent Girls’ School Association conference Professor Lord Robert Winston of Imperial College London gave a fabulous presentation. Amongst other things he explored the importance of scientific literacy and intellectual creativity.
There is great excitement and in some case a little hysteria about the ever increasing shadow of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The debate about whether or not robots will replace teachers in the classroom tends to split opinion.
Are we providing our children with the right tools for the 21st Century?
Over Easter, I had the great pleasure of attending the IB Heads World Conference 2018 in Singapore to kick-off the International Baccalaureate’s 50th anniversary year.
In the wake of yet another flurry of criticism surrounding the ‘Snowflake Generation’, the past weeks have seen media opinion polarised between those who think the label has merit, and those who argue it is misplaced.
‘Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be and already are, but don’t know how to be.’ (H. L. Buckmaster)
Last week I had the privilege of joining a panel of inspirational women at the annual Aspire Making A Difference conference held at County Hall, Westminster.
As the seasons change and we embark on the second half of term it is very evident how important change actually is. I think one of the distinguishing features of Britain is its distinct four seasons, each with their own mood, events and celebrations.
As someone who remembers vividly the storms of 1987 I find this week a very poignant one. For me I happened to be in London and so as well seeing the devastation first-hand I also remember...
In recent weeks we have all watched as Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across the Caribbean and the southern states of the USA and earthquakes have devastated lives and land in Mexico.