Taking back control: in conversation with Bob Harrison
Episode 69: Taking back control: in conversation with Bob Harrison
01st April 2021
In this episode, Caroline talks to Professor Bob Harrison, the well-known and often outspoken EdTech expert and education speaker. Bob shares his thoughts on the handling of the pandemic’s impact on education, centralised control over policy and pedagogy and his vision for more school autonomy moving forward. Bob also describes his take on remote learning and the best practice that we can take into the future. Whether or not you align with Bob’s opinions (he was once sacked by Dominic Cummings), this episode is sure to stimulate your thinking about the future direction of education.
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