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Why I love the Government



I love the Government. As the son of a coal miner, that's difficult to say. And to be honest, constant change in the curriculum is bonkers (I have called for a moratorium on curriculum change). 
BUT
Change does force us to have rich conversations about what we are teaching children. Of course, these are conversations that we should be having all of the time, but other stuff gets in the way. To be honest, there a few conversations that are as important as talking about what to teach and how to teach it. That should be part of a teacher's role : to professionally decide what is covered and how. Within the New KS3 for geography, there's very little new knowledge and certainly nothing that is beyond a geographer. 
Today we are spending the dah ripping apart curriculum maps and ideas, and it's gooood.
Really valuable and interesting conversations and insights into resources. 
So, why I love teaching? The rich conversations with kindred spirits.  When was the last time you ripped apart your curriculum?
This is written on my phone as I'm waiting for the coffee to brew in response to Stephen's call for fly pedagogy.
Day two of writing? Done?
*PS I don't really love the Government  

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