Email from a school leader about the New Right 2.0 article

Hi Steven, Please can I congratulate you on your article. I am sure you are going to be deluged by negativity from the “trads” you mention. As a partisan senior leader just trying to do the best for my pupils, I have to tell you how reassuring your article has been for me. I haveContinue reading “Email from a school leader about the New Right 2.0 article”

In support of ‘trad’ educational micropopulism (mostly)

Yes, there has been some utter guff drivelling out of university schools of education in recent decades. Weakly conceptualised research, ideas and approaches that have little empirical justification and spurious ideology. I completely agree with the traditionalist using a grassroots social media-based activist base to challenge this. I was, as a teacher, subject to theContinue reading “In support of ‘trad’ educational micropopulism (mostly)”

It all kicked off on Twitter after I posted a journal article

Did I see that coming? Well, possibly, but I didn’t consciously set out to provoke such a Twitter response when I posted a link to my most recent academic publication on social media. Within a few hours of my article, New Right 2.0: Teacher populism on social media in England, being published by the BritishContinue reading “It all kicked off on Twitter after I posted a journal article”