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10 questions with… Martin Roberts

10 questions with… Martin Roberts

The Homes Under The Hammer presenter talks about his school experiences, his favourite teacher and his first snog on the back of the school bus

7 min read 6 Aug 2021
How teacher bias affects black pupils’ attainment
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How teacher bias affects black pupils’ attainment

Teachers’ unconscious bias against black pupils – in terms of having lower expectations for them and putting their behaviour under added scrutiny – is a key factor in lower attainment and a higher...

9 min read 6 Aug 2021
How to get creative through maths
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How to get creative through maths

We don’t often associate the word ‘creative’ with the teaching of numeracy, yet Rhian Jones has found that encouraging her students to appreciate this overlooked aspect of the subject has improved...

6 min read 6 Aug 2021
Narrative-led writing can help students to learn

Narrative-led writing can help students to learn

Research shows that narrative-led writing is easier to understand – and to recall – than non-fiction, which is why Alex Quigley believes a good yarn should form part of every teacher’s repertoire

3 min read 6 Aug 2021
Back to school: 4 tips to help teachers prepare for hew new term in September
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School improvement: why less is more

Leaders are often driven to improve education by adding: more computers, more teacher evaluations, more emails to parents. But what happens if, instead of adding, we subtract? Grainne Hallahan finds...

6 min read 6 Aug 2021
FE awards shine light on benefits of lifelong learning

FE awards shine light on benefits of lifelong learning

While the decision to enter adult education isn’t always easy, it can have a transformational effect on people’s lives, as the winners of this year’s Festival of Learning Awards can attest. Kate...

9 min read 6 Aug 2021
How teacher bias affects black pupils’ attainment
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How teacher bias affects black pupils’ attainment

Teachers’ unconscious bias against black pupils – in terms of having lower expectations for them and putting their behaviour under added scrutiny – is a key factor in lower attainment and a higher...

9 min read 6 Aug 2021
How to get creative through maths
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How to get creative through maths

We don’t often associate the word ‘creative’ with the teaching of numeracy, yet Rhian Jones has found that encouraging her students to appreciate this overlooked aspect of the subject has improved...

6 min read 6 Aug 2021
Back to school: 4 tips to help teachers prepare for hew new term in September
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School improvement: why less is more

Leaders are often driven to improve education by adding: more computers, more teacher evaluations, more emails to parents. But what happens if, instead of adding, we subtract? Grainne Hallahan finds...

6 min read 6 Aug 2021