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What should we do about ITT?

I’m not sure about the word training. I trained my toddlers to use a potty. And we’re about to get a puppy and I’ll have to train that to do things as well. 1,240 more words

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Guided reading via @redgierob

Lots of people ask what I think about Guided Reading and how I do it so I am writing this blog. (for you really Mr Tidd!) … 110 more words

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Schools shape the character of the nation

Mid – meeting Michael Cladingbowl made this powerful statement with possible attribution to Benjamin Franklin. On arriving home I attempted to clarify this but sadly it was inconclusive. 1,610 more words

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Meeting with @mcladingbowl, National Director, Inspection Reform, Ofsted.

On Friday 29th August I went to Manchester to meet with Mike Cladingbowl from Ofsted. Earlier this year I attended a meeting with the DfE so I was pleased to be able to attend this meeting. 957 more words

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A Brief Encounter: My Day at Ofsted HQ (Part 1)

So here I am. Sitting in the morning sunshine, spilling coffee over the suit I had to fish out from hibernation at some ungodly hour this morning. 921 more words

Education

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It is Completely Normal

It is completely normal to feel sick with fear before facing your first class.

It is completely normal to feel like you are bluffing at being a teacher, and that eventually someone will find you out. 245 more words

Children

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Need to Know

I did something yesterday that I haven’t done for a very long time.  It was stupid, really, and I knew I shouldn’t have done it the moment I clicked on the link.  1,052 more words

Motherhood

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