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How classroom furniture could be hurting your pupils
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Could classroom furniture be hurting your pupils?

Pupils are being bent into uncomfortable positions by one-size-fits-all school furniture and it could be damaging them both physically and mentally, finds Simon Creasey. So, what can we do to tackle...

8 min read 16 Oct 2020
How to develop ‘T-shaped’ school leaders
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How to develop ‘T-shaped’ school leaders

‘T-shaped’ leaders typically make better decisions and go through less stress than ‘I-shaped’ ones, in Jo Clemmet’s experience. But what do these definitions mean and how do you identify them?

6 min read 16 Oct 2020
How to help pupils deal with grief

How to help pupils deal with grief

When a loved one passes away, adults don’t always have the answers to questions that children crave. So, without those answers, how can teachers help young people deal with death and loss? Josh...

10 min read 16 Oct 2020
Motivation matters, but how much?

Motivation matters, but how much?

Inviting an inspirational speaker in to spark a light in our students is all well and good, writes Alex Quigley, but there is no evidence to prove a cracking assembly talk makes a big difference

3 min read 16 Oct 2020
How to regain the trust of GCSE resit students

Regaining the trust of GCSE resit students

Those who retake their GCSEs often have their guard up from the start. Grainne Hallahan finds it’s a question of ‘epistemic vigilance’ – and that there’s no point faking it when it comes to...

8 min read 16 Oct 2020
Stop making assumptions about child-free teachers

Stop making assumptions about child-free teachers

All women are subject to huge pressure from society to conform to the motherhood model – and no one is judged more harshly for not having children than a female teacher, writes Sarah Cunnane

4 min read 16 Oct 2020
The importance of children’s academic self-perception
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The importance of children’s academic self-perception

Christina Quaine considers the point at which children develop a sense of their own academic abilities – and how that should influence the way we teach pupils at critical ages

7 min read 16 Oct 2020
How to give whole-class feedback

Tips for giving whole-class feedback

Teachers have increasingly been turning their backs on writing personal comments as the practical benefits of addressing the entire classroom become ever more of a draw. Rebecca Brett Harris is...

7 min read 16 Oct 2020
How classroom furniture could be hurting your pupils
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Could classroom furniture be hurting your pupils?

Pupils are being bent into uncomfortable positions by one-size-fits-all school furniture and it could be damaging them both physically and mentally, finds Simon Creasey. So, what can we do to tackle...

8 min read 16 Oct 2020
How to develop ‘T-shaped’ school leaders
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How to develop ‘T-shaped’ school leaders

‘T-shaped’ leaders typically make better decisions and go through less stress than ‘I-shaped’ ones, in Jo Clemmet’s experience. But what do these definitions mean and how do you identify them?

6 min read 16 Oct 2020
The importance of children’s academic self-perception
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The importance of children’s academic self-perception

Christina Quaine considers the point at which children develop a sense of their own academic abilities – and how that should influence the way we teach pupils at critical ages

7 min read 16 Oct 2020