School

“Knowledge Rich” or “Content Rich” Curricula?

Posted on 18 December 2020 by Kevin Smith

Sometimes, when talking about knowledge and curriculum, people will ask my thoughts about the term “knowledge rich.” My response usually starts out with a statement saying “First off, I’m not opposed to knowledge,” and then from there, well – things get complicated. I have some objections to the use of “knowledge rich.” Here are a
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How Should We Teach Welsh in School?

Posted on 1 May 2020 by Kevin Smith

This is a special “guest post” from my good friend and colleague Dr Mirain Rhys, a lecturer in Psychology at Cardiff Metropolitan University. In this post, she discusses research she and I have undertaken in understanding pupils’ experiences learning Welsh as a second language.  Prior to my current position at Cardiff Met, I worked as a
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