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Thomas Rogers is a history teacher
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Why Jessica quit teaching: She'd given her heart and soul to those kids but SLT didn't think it was enough
11th November 2017 at 16:03
'Ofsted seems to think schools can be both a well-oiled exam factory and a version of Hogwarts'
14th October 2017 at 16:02
Four points to consider before you quit teaching
8th October 2017 at 10:02
'As teachers recover from GCSE results, now is the right time to remind ourselves why we teach'
28th August 2017 at 16:02
Results day: 'When everyone forgets that it was the student who sat the exam – not the teacher'
17th August 2017 at 10:56
'The glaring inequalities present in our inspection system should not be ignored'
14th August 2017 at 17:03
‘Strict or sympathetic? There’s more than one way for teachers to relate to their students’
22nd July 2017 at 16:02
'It's scandalous that we've allowed RE to wither – it's now just a "pub quiz" of world religions'
17th June 2017 at 10:02
Seven ways for teachers to support their colleagues and make a big difference
14th May 2017 at 12:01
'We need to redefine the term "mental health" in schools and challenge perceptions'
6th May 2017 at 18:00
'It’s time we came clean: the pupil premium hasn’t worked. And it’s unfair too'
22nd April 2017 at 12:01
'In our current system, exams are about the outcome, rather than the learning that gets to them'
8th April 2017 at 18:03
'Students have their own friends, they don’t need another one'
1st April 2017 at 18:02
'Austerity might be biting, but it is essential we continue to invest in middle leaders – they are the beating heart of every school'
25th March 2017 at 18:03
'Teachers are all simply riding the “cohort fruit machine". Get lucky and your career is safe. Get unlucky…'
18th March 2017 at 18:02
'Would "chalk and talk" teaching and a "knowledge-rich education" work for every teacher and pupil? I'm yet to be convinced'
4th March 2017 at 12:03
‘Even in the world of Katie Hopkins, teachers must never close down free speech in the classroom’
25th February 2017 at 16:02
'Lesson observation grades don’t mean much' – and nine other things I wish I’d known as an NQT
18th February 2017 at 16:03
'Sitting outside a cafe drinking coffees on a Sunday afternoon': The pros and cons of international teaching
11th February 2017 at 12:03
Behaviour management: 'Instead of suspending students, why not ask their parents to join the class?'
3rd February 2017 at 15:23
'These five ways to build confidence will get the best out of your students'
27th January 2017 at 16:42
'End performance pay and league tables: Too many teachers believe competition is more valuable than collaboration'
21st January 2017 at 16:01
'If we carry on this trajectory of refusing to address the recruitment crisis, we will simply run out of teachers'
14th January 2017 at 16:01
'Insist on support from your SLT' – and seven other ways to make a winning start this term
4th January 2017 at 14:13