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Return to Summer School

This time last year I wrote this post about my time as a participant on a Summer School at the University of Nottingham, detailing similarities between that and my first experience as an Ambassador working on the School. 803 more words

Vet Student

Degree level apprenticeships? They are already available...

This article on the UK edition of International Business Times caught our eye this week and got us thinking about what individuals want from a career and where their expectations lie. 646 more words


Sutton Trust.

I’ve just got back from a very fun, very tiring week in St Andrews, working at the Sutton Trust Summer School. Some of you may be able to cast your minds back to way-back-when to a 16/17 year old (and very nervous) Kelly heading up to St Andrews to spend a week trying out subjects and trying to ease some of the confusion I was feeling about all things university. 253 more words


Getting the most from feedback

Steve’s T&L briefing this morning was all about how to get the most from feedback. At the start of the year the Maths team felt like they were doing the majority of the ‘work’ when it came to marking and feedback. 210 more words

Teaching And Learning

Uni In The USA - Difference And Extracurriculars

Owen Seabrook (one of my fellow “Sutton Trust-ers”) and I decided to make a video to explain how the application process to American universities differs to that of the UK. 111 more words

Link pay to pupil progress, over half of teachers polled say

In a BBC news story on a Sutton Trust report, which has surveyed teachers’ opinions about different pay regimes, I’m quoted by the BBC on the impact of teacher performance pay on achievement: 62 more words

Pond Hopping; An Introduction

Like everyone, I’ve seen the typical films and television programmes portraying America as a place where the possibilities are endless (but everyone seems to get beaten up in school toilets). 455 more words