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Iain Home is a UK father, student of education trends, and an international marketing strategist for Promethean. Iain is also a regular columnist at Connect Learning Today.
  • Promethean Helps Mentor Young Citizens

    by - Sep 3, 2014
    Promethean Head Office in Blackburn, UK, recently hosted a group of young citizens from the NCS (National Citizens Services) programme, powered by The Challenge. They were there for a dress rehearsal...
  • Student Voice: Quest for Work Experience

    by - Jul 7, 2014
    Enjoy a career conversation with Brittany—a teenager, who is discovering there’s an unclear path to her future, as well as that of her classmates. ‘Student Voice’ is an important concept but...
  • Students Aware of Hopes and Careers

    by - Apr 21, 2014
    As a student and in the early part of my working life, I always thought that you were not meant to enjoy work and the main aim was to earn a...
  • Student Career Horizons

    by - Apr 14, 2014
    Don’t cut learning horizons unnecessarily short. At 14, 18, 21, or whatever age a student is making important decisions about his/her education, it is those unknowns about where their career, and...
  • What Are Best Skills Qualifications?

    by - Apr 3, 2014
    I realise that the system most students find themselves in does not prepare them for job roles where the knowledge requirement is quite broad and deep, in addition to being able...
  • Educating Specialists, Generalists, and Versatilists

    by - Mar 26, 2014
    I suspect most people are familiar with the terms, ‘Specialist’ and ‘Generalist’. We each have our own understanding of what these terms mean, but the term ‘Versatilist’ is probably less well...
  • What Students Can Do with What They Know

    by - Mar 19, 2014
    Andreas Schleicher recently said, “Societies reward individuals not for what they know, but for what they can do with what they know.” Information is now easier than ever to access, but...
  • What Students Need to Know…

    by - Mar 11, 2014
    In the 2012 PISA Results summary, Andreas Schleicher commented “…societies reward individuals not for what they know, but for what they can do with what they know.”  This comment stuck with...
  • Business Studies, the Catalyst for Collaboration

    by - Aug 19, 2013
    No structure, whether it is in the education world or the business world, ever seems to be perfect. Problems of one kind or another always exist. One common problem in business...
  • In Education Nothing Ever Stands Alone

    by - Aug 12, 2013
    As I read the post Oregon Trail to CoolStreet I was reminded that apps, and most anything in education, really never stands alone; there’s always something else. Here are a few...