Daisy Christodoulou is a former teacher and is currently director of No More Marking, an online engine which aims to help teachers with comparative-judgement assessment of school work. Daisy's influential 2013 book Seven Myths About Education reflected on her work as a teacher and some of the myths she once subscribed to. In this episode, Greg Ashman talks to Daisy about lockdown, her new book, Teachers versus Tech, teaching writing, and bad ideas in education.
Tom Bennett is the founder of researchED, a grass-roots organisation that raises research literacy in education. In 2015 he became the UK government's school 'Behaviour Czar', advising on behaviour policy. In the first ever Filling The Pail podcast, Greg Ashman talks to Tom about classroom behaviour, researchED, remote learning, Tom's role as a government advisor, the book Tom is currently writing and the howlers architects often make when designing schools.