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Avoid a toxic school culture by being a Mythbuster


Toxic school cultures thrive on the rumour mill. Often we can find groups of teachers being negative about aspects of our respective schools that are not just untrue but plain and simply… 471 more words

Education Leadership

Where is your teaching and learning focus? Is it time for an audit?

Every once in a while it is good to check-in with where our school’s are at in terms of their teaching and learning focus. Investing too heavily in one area can lead to a distinct lack of progress in another. 206 more words

Education Leadership

Essex Provision Guidance

With the advent of the new SEND code of practice, many professionals are feeling uncertain about how to support children in their class with additional needs. 328 more words

Teaching And Learning

Learning Assistants: maximising impact

Learning Assistants (Teaching Assistants or Learning Support Assistants) are a large, and indispensable, part of the school workforce, yet research has found the support they provide has no effect on pupil attainment, as schools tend to inhibit their potential, rather than release it. 73 more words

Teaching And Learning

Developing Student Independence Though The Use Of iPads

I find myself in an unusual and yet a privileged position. I currently work in 2 schools 3 days in my own school and 2 days on supply in another. 1,111 more words

Teaching And Learning

A Letter, Victory, and Peace

Peg’s arm reached into the mailbox and pulled out this letter.

The return address reads:

Headquarters                                                                                                          Far East Air Forces                                                                                                  Office of the Commanding General… 247 more words


Why We Can Vote

It was parade of about eight thousand marchers. Onlookers, several hundred thousand of them, jammed the sidewalks.

Soon the marchers were mobbed, shoved, tripped, beaten, even burned by cigars by some onlookers. 107 more words