The Beau Street Hoard: the end of the excavation

Originally posted on British Museum blog:
Julia Tubman, conservator, British Museum My last blog post recounted the excavation of bags 5 and 6 of the Beau Street hoard, which were the two smallest bags on the edge of the large hoard. In the months since, the deconstruction of the hoard has advanced considerably: as the…

Explorers of the World

Sending my pre-service teachers straight out of the lecture theatre on day one was probably a surprise for a lot of them. Their Mission? To explore, photograph, look, feel, record and see their environment and come back half an hour later and present their findings. Keri Smith’s wonderful simple instruction for explorers in her book…

Between Samos and Ephesus

The paper I presented at the International Conference on Education in Greece in 2011 on curriculum in England and Australia is now online. I presented an alternative curriculum model and a review of some of the issues facing the National Curriculum processes in place in England and in-train in Australia at the time. The ‘trade’…