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An hour of one’s own to share

Dedicated time for collaboration has unshackled CPD at Mark Enser’s school and is transforming the teaching culture

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Throughout my 14 years at the chalk face, I have seen many ideas come and go: Brain Gym, Learning Styles, the idea that teachers should receive fair remuneration for the work they do. But one thing has bucked the trend of fading in and out of educational fashion: collaboration between teachers is a good thing. This at least seems widely agreed upon.

I remember years ago being involved in Leading in Learning triads, where we were urged to collaborate to develop thinking skills. A few years later, Lesson Study was all the rage, and we were urged to collaborate to plan and evaluate lessons in ...

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