• Rod Bolitho, Freelance, Chair of NILE Advisory Board

    The inspiration for this conference contribution came from a number of sources.  First of all it grew from my own curiosity about the way the careers of many of my colleagues and friends have unfolded over the years, and a need I felt to talk to them about the turning points they have encountered and the decisions they have taken. I was also interested to gain a clearer understanding of my own career pathway and in particular the motivations behind the choices I have made at various key moments. Finally, I believe that teachers all too seldom have the time and space to reflect on their professional development, and at ‘crunch’ moments often have no-one to turn to for guidance.Read more...

    0 comments | 07 August 2018 | | Thom Kiddle
  • For the fifth year running, we welcomed a group of trainee primary teachers from the Schwyz University of Teacher Education in Switzerland in June for a programme focussed on experiencing the British primary education system first-hand. As well as doing some methodology options at NILE, they also spent 6 days in primary schools and visitedRead more...