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I am a tyrant and so is everyone else.

Strong statement. I am a tyrant? For those of us that like a little explanation, this is what it means:

Tyrant: A cruel and oppressive ruler. 1,358 more words

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A Reliable @OfstedNews? by @TeacherToolkit

This is a blog about the need for Ofsted to become reliable. 949 more words

Ofsted

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Primary colleagues: Strategies for stopping children from bickering?

A quick plea for advice – especially from primary colleagues. My partner is a teacher of year 3 in her 2nd year of teaching, and she is getting increasingly frustrated by endless bickering among her pupils. 336 more words

Education's Critical Friend

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Are exams killing our planet? (Spoiler: Yes)

In this post I attempt to set out a long view for education reform. I realise that what follows is quite far removed from most current debate around education. 1,536 more words

Education's Critical Friend

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This much I know about...the workload debate

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about the workload debate. 784 more words

School Leadership

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A Positive Meeting with Tristram Hunt

Yesterday I braved foul weather and an incredibly busy M6 to attend a meeting with Tristram Hunt, Shadow Education Secretary at his constituency office in Stoke-on-Trent. 1,057 more words

Educating Teachers

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The Hunt for a better Education!

Education is not for the faint hearted, decisions are all too often made for us and new initiatives are driven by ideology or some would say stupidity. 1,358 more words

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