How reflection can be embedded into the #TLevel course
In the first of the two articles in this series we looked at an overview of the upcoming T Level offering and then in the second we ran through the background and importance of reflective learning, a key skill young people need to develop whether they embark on the university or work route.
‘Reflection’, What Exactly Is It?
Whilst I was in the middle of writing this article, I turned on the news to hear the latest Corona-update from Boris and the gang. Professor Chris Whitty was mumbling a response to a typically tricky Peston question: “...learn lessons as we go along….learning lessons after you’ve gone through something is absolutely critical..” Lots of lessons to be learnt then, but what he was actually highlighting was the power of reflective learning; it’s all around us and something I’m going to talk about right now.
#TLevels Are Ready For Take-Off
The impressive new T levels are sitting on the launch-pad ready for take-off, one of the few things that can actually take off in these unprecedented times of uncertainty. A quick survey of assorted friends reveals that not many people have heard of them but with the promise of a big PR campaign to come, including TV advertisements, that should change.