International school governance in 2022, how students mask their true self in school and which is better for acquiring ‘future skills’ – A Level or IB? Ger Graus also reflects on being ‘Imogen’s Dad’ and gets worried about Tech! FEATURE IMAGE: by Olayinka Adegboye from Pixabay
Learning how to live with technology Ger Graus is worried about technology – equality of access, the purposes to which it is put and how to live with it, not for it. Somehow, he’s still excited!
‘It is what it is, and we are where we are’. Imagining a ‘new normal’ is backward looking, argues Ger Graus. For Ger, it’s time to build on what we have learned in 2020, move on to create genuine opportunity for all children, globally.
. . . I want to be an ethical hacker. We must prepare children for the future world of work, where young people could become ‘urban shepherds’ or ‘robot monitors’, or . . . . ? says Ger Graus.
Kevin Bartlett on the DNA of learning, medical insurance in the Covid age, Marcus du Sautoy on pandemic maths, Ger Graus wants to raise aspiration and the launch of ChildSafeguarding.com
Becoming me In the second of two articles Ger Graus argues passionately for changes to the curriculum which will excite the imagination and raise aspirations.
“How important it is for us to recognise our heroes and she-roes!” Ger Graus looks at the role models we all look up to and asks how Maya Angelou’s ‘heroes and she-roes’ affect the changing aspirations of young people.
Claiming a place in the ‘new normal’ Whatever else changes in education after the lockdown, according to Ger Graus, Global Director of Education for KidZania, widening horizons and raising aspirations must become an integral part of the ‘new normal’. Social mobility should at the heart of all we do.
Future imaginative Teacher, writer and social activist, Ger Graus is also a successful businessman and Global Director of Education for KidZania. He thinks that young people can imagine their future with confidence – if they know how. ITM’s Andy Homden caught up with him recently on-line.
ITM talks to Dr. Ger Graus OBE, Director of Education at the London KidZania. His recent research has implications not only for schools in the UK, but also for international schools.