This week I highlight the second phase of the Shanghai Maths Teacher Exchange and a new scheme to boost middle management in challenging schools.
SECOND PHASE OF SHANGHAI MATHS TEACHER EXCHANGE BEGINS… 318 more words
This week Ofsted has confirmed changes to the inspection of schools that I first told you about back in October last year, I highlight new Government plans to reduce unnecessary workloads for teachers and the DfE’s withdrawal of Statutory guidance on excluding pupils. 655 more words
This week we highlight sections (focusing on British values) from two recent Ofsted inspections carried out in the region, a DfE consultation on introducing new regulations to make school governance in maintained schools more transparent and the announcement of the 2015 Pupil Premium Summer School programme. 379 more words
This week we highlight the updated 20 Key Questions for Governing bodies which can be used when reviewing governance practice, the latest version of the Department for Education’s Myths and Facts document about school activities, new professional standards for Headteachers and the outcomes from an independent review into initial teacher training. 408 more words
This week we highlight publication of the updated version of the Governors’ Handbook, the opening of the window for applying for a new DfE Character Award and confirmation that Level 1 and 2 Certificates (IGCSEs) will no longer be included in School Performance tables. 429 more words
First of all: I miss summer.
As a new semester in college is beginning, an executive decision has been made: Starting today, every Friday will be the day I report about my own progress as I am improving my health (and studying health as a Public Health major). 181 more words