Avoiding Monday madness

I don't know about you but Sundays almost seem lighter now that the working week has changed for teachers and students? In some ways, there's an undercurrent of nerves about the unknown, all the small things that will need tackling and the inevitable changes that might occur based on government policy but in another, there …


A year cut short but not cut off – for English trainees, NQTs and beyond!

As a Head of Department, I am wary that there are groups of different people to keep on track and support during this unusual time. Many of my department have children and are trying to home school them. I am sure that due to being teachers, they are taking this role very seriously and doing …

Part of a whole: Why the attitude of your school matters most.

Becoming research-informed means different things to different people. Recently, I have heard a lot more about the difficulties and dangers of becoming more research-informed than many of the benefits. As is typical of pedagogical styles, methods and practices, once out in the open and seemingly popular, the core ideas and concepts can be lost. This …

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