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, and focuses on […]

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, the […]