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How to handle the teacher’s pet
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How to handle the teacher’s pet

The use of animals in schools to reduce student stress is well known, but the sight of a pet dog in an FE setting is less common. While some may be unsure how to integrate animals into college life...

9 min read 11 Dec 2020
How to include pupils of all faiths at Christmas
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How to include pupils of all faiths at Christmas

Despite media reports to the contrary, schools with diverse populations rarely ‘cancel’ festivities at this time of year – but they do need to carefully consider different students’ needs and ensure...

8 min read 11 Dec 2020
Tips for tackling classroom discussions about race
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How to talk about racism in schools

Teachers need to feel confident facilitating discussions about racial inequality and prejudice but are often underprepared when such conversations arise. Adam Ferner and Darren Chetty have some...

7 min read 11 Dec 2020
How to break down gender barriers in EYFS

Meet the teacher breaking down gender barriers in EYFS

When the girls in a class flock to the home corner while the boys head for the construction zone, it may be time to step in. But what practical actions can educators take to challenge stereotypical...

6 min read 11 Dec 2020
Should teachers engage in the Santa conspiracy?

Should teachers engage in the Santa conspiracy?

Should teachers collude in the deception that Father Christmas exists? Educational philosopher Jeff Standley tackles this age-old ethical poser and finds some light at the end of the chimney

10 min read 11 Dec 2020
Why middle leaders need to rise up and disrupt

Why middle leaders need to rise up and disrupt

Often the people best placed to hold senior leaders to account are the layer of managers beneath them, says Kaley Riley, who advocates ‘positive disruption’ by questioning decisions and offering...

6 min read 11 Dec 2020
How to handle the teacher’s pet
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How to handle the teacher’s pet

The use of animals in schools to reduce student stress is well known, but the sight of a pet dog in an FE setting is less common. While some may be unsure how to integrate animals into college life...

9 min read 11 Dec 2020
How to include pupils of all faiths at Christmas
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How to include pupils of all faiths at Christmas

Despite media reports to the contrary, schools with diverse populations rarely ‘cancel’ festivities at this time of year – but they do need to carefully consider different students’ needs and ensure...

8 min read 11 Dec 2020
Tips for tackling classroom discussions about race
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How to talk about racism in schools

Teachers need to feel confident facilitating discussions about racial inequality and prejudice but are often underprepared when such conversations arise. Adam Ferner and Darren Chetty have some...

7 min read 11 Dec 2020