The Independent Thinking Blog

What Lies Ahead for Teaching and Learning

Friday March 9, 2018

Teachers and school leaders are busy people and we're often too busy to raise our heads to see what's around the corner. Well, what's around the corner these days has the potential to be very different from what's been around previous corners and if we don't raise our eyes we might not see what's going to hit us.

When They Go Low

Friday November 11, 2016

We put this out on a mailshot to subscribers 24 hours after the US presidential elections. Judging by the feedback, it seemed to help.

Nancy Update

Friday October 14, 2016

When Associates Jane Hewitt, Bethan Stracy-Burbridge and Debbie Kidd went to Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp for us they met an amazing young lady called Nancy. With the generous support of Debbie's Northern Rocks project and our Big i Foundation, Nancy has moved from refugee camp to university campus and is currently studying social work in Uganda. This is her most recent update, The Power to Empower, where she describes how her life has changed in the last couple of years as well as revealing her artistic side.