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Harry Fletcher-Wood

Harry Fletcher-Wood taught in Japan and India before training with Teach First and spending six years in London schools. During this time he taught history, organised university applications and was a head of department. Most recently, his increasing interest in the fine detail of teacher improvement led to him taking responsibility for continuing professional development within his school and teacher-training with Teach for Sweden. His current role involves researching teaching to help improve Teach First’s effectiveness. He blogs regularly at improvingteaching.co.uk and tweets sporadically as @hfletcherwood.


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Publications by Harry Fletcher-Wood

Ticked Off

Ticked Off by Harry Fletcher-Wood introduces teachers to the checklist,…

Don’t Change the Light Bulbs

Curated by Rachel Jones, Don’t Change the Light Bulbs offers…

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ResearchED 2017: Why does good CPD still fail?

September 09 2017

At this year’s ResearchED I’m talking about why good professional development still fails.  Beginning with examples of some carefully-designed professional development which had no impact (previously discussed here) I discuss the consensus on what makes good professional development, explore some problems with that consensus and suggest ways teachers, researchers and policy makers could act to improve […]

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Improving teaching and learning: ideas for heads of department

July 02 2017

There’s a good case to be made that better teaching and learning is best achieved by departments.  Some things can only be solved at a whole-school level, such as behaviour; others, like lesson planning, can perhaps best be addressed by individual teachers.  But it is the department which influences teaching and learning most (Aubrey-Hopkins and James, […]

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