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  • Student Health is Failing

    21 Apr 2021

    Poor eating habits has led children in the United Kingdom to become overweight or clinically obese. Obesity also increases the students’ risk for diabetes and other health conditions.

  • COVID-19 and the Impact on Special Educational Needs Provision

    09 Apr 2021

    Ofsted published a briefing paper in December 2020 on special educational needs and disabilities provision, after gathering evidence from leaders and practitioners in education, health and social care.

  • How do we bridge the attainment gap?

    28 Mar 2021

    The attainment gap has been brought sharply back into focus because of the COVD-pandemic. Many have voiced concerns about the effect the disruption to schooling has had on all pupils, but especially those from more disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • How to enhance remote teaching and learning

    21 Mar 2021

    The re-opening of schools may well be imminent, but it is highly likely that remote teaching will remain a part of the ‘new normal’ of education.

  • Covid-19 and Children’s Mental Health

    15 Mar 2021

    We are all human, and as the pandemic looks set to stretch into a second year, we have yet to count the full cost – not just economically, but socially and emotionally too.

  • Schools need to balance reality and optimism in 2021

    25 Feb 2021

    When schools returned en masse at the start of the academic year last September, there were high hopes that things were going to return to normal. Of course, it was very much a ‘new normal’ – an alien world of social distancing and mask-wearing.

  • Tips for surviving as a supply teacher

    13 Feb 2021

    The choice of the verb in the title - ‘surviving’- is a deliberate one. And anyone who has been a supply teacher will no doubt relate to it and agree that the notion of survival is an apt one too.

  • How to recognise the warning signs of teacher burnout

    06 Feb 2021

    Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is difficult in any profession. Technology has blurred the lines between home and work. It’s all too easy for taking work home with us and increasingly difficult to switch

  • Problems in schools cannot be solved with quick fixes

    08 Jan 2021

    Something that is true in most situations, and certainly in schools, is that ‘quick fixes’ rarely solve a problem. When problems arise, surface-level fixes should be avoided at all costs. Sticking a plaster over a problem is unlikely to ever be enough.

  • Do five-minute lesson plans actually work?

    08 Jan 2021

    The rationale behind 5-minute lesson plans is undoubtably well-intentioned. With the culture in schools so focused on teachers having to provide evidence for what they are doing in the classroom