E is for e-learning

and eloquence.

Over the next few months, I’ll be writing about the ‘vowels’ of education: aspiration, e-learning and eloquence, I (getting along with yourself), outdoor learning and U (getting along with others).

So, E is for e-learning, which we feel goes well with e-loquence, as digital literacy is useless without the spoken and written fluency to express ideas; both in life in general and so long as formal examinations are based in writing on paper.

The infographic shows that, far from being an added extra or modish fad, well thought through e-learning is an integral part of the ‘vowels of education’

Vowel E


About Philip Britton

Philip Britton is Headmaster of Bolton School Boys' Division. He was brought up on Tyneside, took a first in physics at Oxford and did teacher training at Cambridge. He worked as physics teacher, Head of Physics and Deputy Head at Leeds Grammar School before moving to Bolton in 2008. In 2010 he was awarded an MBE for services to physics and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics where he has been much involved in physics education, encouraging teachers to encourage the next generation of physicists.