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Every governor potentially has access to the internet at home or at school. The wider education world is already online and on social media. Tweeters posed questions to Michael Gove, the education secretary, last year using #AskGove. For every negative social media news item there’s a...

The best and the worst of social media is in the news this week. Got a question for Michael Gove? Tweet #AskGove! On 31st January the Education Committee will be questioning Michael Gove, and the MPs involved want to know what YOU would ask him.  What...

Today's the day when we're releasing our "School Governors and Social Media" e-learning module.  We've also taken the opportunity to spruce up the look of our other modules - here's what we've been up to...

All of us at Learning Pool are huge fans of social media.  We use Yammer to communicate internally with each other across timezones, and Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and blogging to engage and share stuff with just about everybody else on the planet. I've written about online...

Here's the third part of our series of guidance for school governors about online communications.  It's been written by our resident Community EvangelistDave Briggs as guidance for governance organisations. In part one we talked about the opportunities. In part two we talked about the risks and guiding principles. In part...

Our resident Community Evangelist Dave Briggs has been doing some thinking and writing recently about school governors and online communications.  It's in advance of some guidance we are producing for governance organisations - but as ever, I couldn't wait to give you a sneaky peek. So here's...