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As Covid-19 cases rise, schools are teetering

As Covid-19 cases rise, schools are teetering

Amid all the changing Covid regulations these past couple of months, schools have provided a sustained semblance of normality – but for how much longer, asks Henry Hepburn

4 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
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 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
What it's like for teachers who don't have children
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What teachers who don't have children want you to know

The biased treatment of women in teaching who do not have children of their own is often subtle, but weighs heavily on those who do not want to conceive and those who are unable to. It is one of the...

15 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
What it's like for teachers who don't have children
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What teachers who don't have children want you to know

The biased treatment of women in teaching who do not have children of their own is often subtle, but weighs heavily on those who do not want to conceive and those who are unable to. It is one of the...

15 min read 16 Oct 2020