What’s all this talk about ‘small data’?

Is big data your only focus for improvement?  “90% of the data you collect will never be actionable or even helpful” (Jake Peterson, founder of Dirty Analytics D-Zone) Attention is turning to ‘small data’. If you’ve heard Pasi Sahlberg recently or read his book FinnishEd (2018), you’ll know about small data. Small data finds the humanity,Continue reading “What’s all this talk about ‘small data’?”

Learning from Finland and connecting with my heritage

In less than a week I will have the opportunity to visit two schools in Finland. Since I was a child I have been proud of my Finnish heritage. My grandfather was a merchant sailor early last century. He arrived in Sydney, jumped ship and fell in love with a young Australian woman. Sadly, theContinue reading “Learning from Finland and connecting with my heritage”