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Adult literacy and the power of volunteers

Adult literacy learning and the power of volunteers

What’s the secret to transforming students crippled by self-doubt into strong and independent learners? One-to-one support, says Tania Lunney – whose provider recruited a force of volunteers to give...

8 min read 17 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: has it created a brand new world of CPD?

Has coronavirus created a brave new world of CPD?

Schools have innovated amazingly well to allow staff development to continue over recent months – but studies show that effective CPD requires more than just one-off video sessions, says Alex Quigley

3 min read 17 Jul 2020
How filming lessons can help with teacher CPD
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How filming lessons can help teacher CPD

Making a video recording of a lesson observation is known to be an incredibly effective coaching method. Harrison Littler explores how school leaders can utilise video coaching to get the most out of...

6 min read 17 Jul 2020
Teacher wellbeing: is a digital detox a good idea?
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Teacher wellbeing: Is a digital detox a good idea?

Many people believe that staring at our smartphone screens for hours a day is bad for us – but others say there is no proof that tech use can be harmful. The benefits of taking a digital detox are...

7 min read 17 Jul 2020
Education myths – busted

The top 3 education myths – busted

Do you believe growth mindset improves pupils’ learning? Or that class size doesn’t have an impact on attainment? Then think again, says Jared Cooney Horvath

4 min read 17 Jul 2020
Teacher mental health: Think twice before a digital detox

Think twice before a digital detox

The boundary between our work and personal lives has never been more blurred – but eschewing technology completely isn’t the answer, argues Sarah Cunnane

4 min read 17 Jul 2020
Why quizzes could be the answer to building resilience
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Why quizzes could be the answer to building resilience

Seeking to improve the academic resilience of students at his school, Lewis Stewart identified that science literacy was a barrier to attainment. So, he helped to introduce retrieval quizzes to embed...

6 min read 17 Jul 2020
How filming lessons can help with teacher CPD
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How filming lessons can help teacher CPD

Making a video recording of a lesson observation is known to be an incredibly effective coaching method. Harrison Littler explores how school leaders can utilise video coaching to get the most out of...

6 min read 17 Jul 2020
Teacher wellbeing: is a digital detox a good idea?
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Teacher wellbeing: Is a digital detox a good idea?

Many people believe that staring at our smartphone screens for hours a day is bad for us – but others say there is no proof that tech use can be harmful. The benefits of taking a digital detox are...

7 min read 17 Jul 2020
Why quizzes could be the answer to building resilience
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Why quizzes could be the answer to building resilience

Seeking to improve the academic resilience of students at his school, Lewis Stewart identified that science literacy was a barrier to attainment. So, he helped to introduce retrieval quizzes to embed...

6 min read 17 Jul 2020