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28
Dec

It is time for reflective leadership?

Today's schools have never been so much in the spotlight. Their perfomances are being constantly judged and compared. The success or failure of a school is attributed to the...

21
Dec

Are leaders wasting their time analysing data?

It's the end of the term and teachers have started their termly data input ready for school leaders to spend the holiday analysing pupil progress.  This data doesn't just...

19
Dec

Are data drops impacting on your workload?

We have an obsession in UK schools for data and analysis. The feeling seems to be if it can't be measured it can't be important. Schools must start to weigh up the need for...

14
Dec

The teacher workload crisis

Teaching has always been a demanding job. Some think it is easy working with children. Some think and treat teachers as glorified childminders, while the parents go to work and...

12
Dec

Why did you get into teaching - the results

What inspired you to join the teaching profession?

Everyone has their own reasons for becoming a teacher. It is more than the flippant comments of the short days and long...

07
Dec

Tips for schools leaders on how to tackle teacher workload

Working with children is the most rewarding of all jobs. The idea of making a difference to children's lives is the major reason why teachers join the profession. To be a...

05
Dec

How Socrates influenced the future of education - part 3

Mastery Learning contains key components for success:

01
Dec

How Socrates influenced the future of education – part 2

Learning can be defined as the following: