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  • Children Obesity, Is it time to ask all students to walk to their school?

    By Alan Peters, 24 Jan 2020

    We cannot deny that children obesity is much more common today than was the case in the past. It is predicted that by 2030 three quarters of British men will be overweight, and two thirds of women.  Already, a third of children leave primary school weighing more than they should, with 20% of...

  • Understanding Learning Styles

    By Alan Peters, 24 Jan 2020

    Bloom’s 1956 work places types of learning in a hierarchy of effectiveness, and in order to achieve the highest levels, we must know the learning styles of our students. Research has divided these learning styles into a number of broad categories.  Theory often bears little resemblance to...

  • Learning from Colleagues

    By Alan Peters, 24 Jan 2020

    By learning from colleagues, and sharing experience with them, everybody wins.  We become better teachers.  We learn new tips and strategies.  Our concerns are aired in a threat free environment.  Best of all, our students will receive better tuition. Such a regime is...

  • How To Improve Parental Involvement In The Classroom

    By Alan Peters, 24 Jan 2020

    If we can improve parental involvement in the classroom, then we make our own lives easier…and improve the chances for our students. I remember with my own kids thinking that once they started school I could enjoy greater emotional freedom.  I could keep the joy, but abdicate some of the...

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  • Hire a tutor in 5 mins, here's how

    By Danish Wadhwa, 24 Jan 2020

    Many parents haphazardly decide to hire a tutor to help their children. However, every child has unique needs, along with different mindsets for tutors that you need to consider before hiring. Whether your child is not clear with elementary grammar rules, juggling hard to understand Newton's laws...

  • How to settle students into the new school year

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    The beginning of the new school year can be a very challenging time for students. Transition is a word that is used a lot in schools – usually referring to the move from primary to secondary – and much is done in most schools to make the transition smooth. New Intake Meetings, Taster Days and all...

  • How to move from middle leadership to senior leadership successfully

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    You might be ambitious. You may want a new challenge. Your headteacher might be encouraging you to make the move into senior leadership and it might seem like a logical next step. However, it still requires some serious thought. For many teachers, moving into middle management is a natural and...

  • Middle Management Courses for Teaching Career Progression

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    I thought that a little bit of research on the kind of middle management courses that were available to teachers looking for promotion might be handy. I thought I could have a look online, have a word with a few ex colleagues and offer a few details about half a dozen promising courses from which...

  • How to climb the career ladder in teaching

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    The best teachers are taken away from the classroom the further up the career ladder they move. The education sector has always wrestled with an important challenge – one of many, of course – in that it is, ultimately, the quality of teaching and the classroom experience that enables students to...

  • 10 Poor Leadership Characteristics

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    Listed below are ten poor leadership characteristics to be aware of that will not impress anyone. These poor leadership qualities are not ideal in any work situation regardless of the profession. Being considered a highly professional educator means that you are able to lead both in and out of...