Tuesday, November 19, 2019

‘Transitions in the Age of Automation’ An interesting read…

Have a read of this interesting piece written by Anu Madgavkar, James Manyika, Mekala Krishnan, Kweilin Ellingrud, Lareina Yee, Jonathan Woetzel, Michael Chui, Vivian Hunt and Sruti Balakrishnan.

Banish those back to school blues!

Remember those days back when you were at school yourself, you would feel that familiar jolt of nerves as your brain registered...

Four teacher tips for balancing your summer holidays the right way

It's that time of year, teachers everywhere can breathe a massive sigh of relief and enjoy a hard...

How to keep class attention at an all time high in the lead up...

Summer-time; hot weather, bubbling excitement for the end of term and holding classes outside. Sounds perfect. A sun...

Why promoting kindness in the classroom is a must

Kind words make the world go round. In fact, it has been proven that an environment where safety, kindness and understanding is...

Debunking those teaching myths

You know when you were at school yourself and you thought of teachers of having the sole purpose to ruin your weekends...

Wild, Wild West – the development of Multi Academy Trusts

I’m the CEO of a small MAT, currently two small secondary schools that were previously part of a hard Federation. My job...

The work-life balance myth

I’m going to generalise here, but teachers work hard. They work hard because they want the best for their pupils, they work...

How to balance your mental health with a hectic teaching schedule

As a teacher, you’re often racing around solving a million and one different problems at once, barely getting a moment for a...
A classroom with yellow walls and blue tables and bookshelves.

Top Tips for Teaching Assistants

If you’re reading this, you’re probably working as, or thinking about becoming, a teaching assistant. Having worked as a teaching assistant and learning support...