Andrew Jones

Assistant Headteacher at The Reach Free School, Hertfordshire

Andrew Jones is Assistant Headteacher for CPD and Professional Mentoring at The Reach Free school, Hertfordshire, UK. Previously he was Head of Religious Education and Sociology, and Lead Practitioner for Teaching and Learning at Goffs School, Hertfordshire. He has also been a Specialist Leader of Education with the West Herts Teaching Schools Partnership, a Teacher Advisor to the Guardian Teacher Network and has written for the Guardian and Huffington Post on various issues relating to teaching and education.
Want To Better Understand 'Post-Truth' Politics? Then Study

Want To Better Understand 'Post-Truth' Politics? Then Study Postmodernism

It is ironic for me that post-truth has become such a popular word to use in the year that I have stopped teaching postmodernism at A Level, especially as it may have inspired some of my students to take postmodernists more seriously. Still, I would suggest that if you really want a better understanding of post-truth, read up on postmodernism.
21/11/2016 12:13 GMT
Challenging Misconceptions of Islam: Basic Advice for

Challenging Misconceptions of Islam: Basic Advice for Teachers

We can challenge misconceptions of Islam in school by: <ul><li>being aware of the key beliefs of Muslims;</li> <li>using the correct terminology when discussing Islam;</li> <li>and, importantly, challenging stereotypes and highlighting examples of Muslim role models in British society.</li></ul>
18/11/2015 10:14 GMT