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Could esports be a winner for colleges?

Could esports be a winner for colleges?

Colleges across the country launched the first-ever BTEC in esports this month. So what can we expect from the course? Is it just a gimmick that will let students spend their study time competitive...

9 min read 11 Sep 2020
How I got reluctant readers to love books

How I got reluctant readers to love books

Reading for pleasure has huge benefits – but how can we inspire a love of books if a pupil refuses to pick one up? Nicola Mansfield-Niemi says that moving beyond a deficit model of reading barriers is...

6 min read 11 Sep 2020
How to walk the fine line of line management
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How to walk the fine line of line management

Teachers need a line manager who will hold them to account – but they also want someone who they can collaborate with, writes principal Jo Facer. Effective line management, she says, is all about...

6 min read 11 Sep 2020
Ofsted visits are the last things our schools need

Ofsted visits are the last things our schools need

The inspectorate’s plans to “visit” schools – and follow up said visits with a letter, much like inspections – demonstrate a stunning lack of empathy, writes Ann Mroz

4 min read 11 Sep 2020
Tips for handling post-lockdown behaviour problems
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Tips for handling post-lockdown behaviour problems

After the ordeal of the past few months, many pupils will be feeling unsafe – and this may be reflected in their behaviour. So how can schools strike the right balance between giving support and re...

7 min read 11 Sep 2020
Why schools need to cut the bullshit
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Why schools need to cut the bullshit

Modern-day businesses and other organisations are drowning in bullshit – and schools are no exception, warns researcher André Spicer. Misleading and empty language is particularly damaging in...

6 min read 11 Sep 2020
How to walk the fine line of line management
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How to walk the fine line of line management

Teachers need a line manager who will hold them to account – but they also want someone who they can collaborate with, writes principal Jo Facer. Effective line management, she says, is all about...

6 min read 11 Sep 2020
Tips for handling post-lockdown behaviour problems
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Tips for handling post-lockdown behaviour problems

After the ordeal of the past few months, many pupils will be feeling unsafe – and this may be reflected in their behaviour. So how can schools strike the right balance between giving support and re...

7 min read 11 Sep 2020
Why schools need to cut the bullshit
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Why schools need to cut the bullshit

Modern-day businesses and other organisations are drowning in bullshit – and schools are no exception, warns researcher André Spicer. Misleading and empty language is particularly damaging in...

6 min read 11 Sep 2020