“Don’t reinvent the wheel they screamed!”
From the rooftops; from the blackboards; even from the stock cupboards. As I trained, up until about 2013, or thereabouts, reinventing the wheel in schools was unheard of. Why would anyone do that?
I was told regularly that reinventing wheels was not sensible. In school, wheels were good. Wheels were round. Round wheels were what was needed.
So, when a few years ago a new school popped onto my radar: a school with bright, young, energetic staff all wearing jet packs, I laughed.
Jet packs? Ha! What they needed were stabilisers I thought. And I…
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