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  • Schools need to balance reality and optimism in 2021

    25 Feb 2021

    When schools returned en masse at the start of the academic year last September, there were high hopes that things were going to return to normal. Of course, it was very much a ‘new normal’ – an alien world of social distancing and mask-wearing.

  • Tips for surviving as a supply teacher

    13 Feb 2021

    The choice of the verb in the title - ‘surviving’- is a deliberate one. And anyone who has been a supply teacher will no doubt relate to it and agree that the notion of survival is an apt one too.

  • How to recognise the warning signs of teacher burnout

    06 Feb 2021

    Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is difficult in any profession. Technology has blurred the lines between home and work. It’s all too easy for taking work home with us and increasingly difficult to switch

  • Problems in schools cannot be solved with quick fixes

    08 Jan 2021

    Something that is true in most situations, and certainly in schools, is that ‘quick fixes’ rarely solve a problem. When problems arise, surface-level fixes should be avoided at all costs. Sticking a plaster over a problem is unlikely to ever be enough.

  • Do five-minute lesson plans actually work?

    08 Jan 2021

    The rationale behind 5-minute lesson plans is undoubtably well-intentioned. With the culture in schools so focused on teachers having to provide evidence for what they are doing in the classroom

  • Top Resources to Teach Music Theory

    23 Dec 2020

    If you want to understand the mechanics of music, you will have to learn music theory. At first, music theory may come across as alien and challenging, but it will help you understand each tune's structure much better.

  • How to Make a Remote Learning Lesson Plan

    23 Dec 2020

    With remote learning taking over the world, we need to adapt to the “new normal.” Teachers have to replace their traditional teaching tools and face-to-face communication with technology and video lessons.

  • 7 Advanced Tools to Help Your Kids Practice Sports at Home

    23 Dec 2020

    If you feel bad about your inability to help your kids develop their favorite sports, then you have come to the right place. In this guide, we have shared some of the most advanced tools, that if you get your little one, will undoubtedly help them get better at their favorite sports.

  • Should education be traditional or progressive?

    07 Dec 2020

    Trying to over-simplify education or attempting to use one size fits all approaches are not sensible ways of doing things. In many ways, education cannot be reduced to binary choices about the right or wrong way to educate children.

  • Demand for tutoring shows more catch-up funding is needed

    07 Dec 2020

    After the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing lockdown caused the closing of schools earlier this year, the government announced a support package of subsidised catch-up tutoring for disadvantaged pupils.