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Book Review: Stop Talking About Wellbeing by Kat Howard

Stop Talking about Wellbeing: A Pragmatic Approach to Teacher Workload by Kat Howard. Published by John Catt Educational Ltd English teacher, Assistant Principal and LitDrive founder Kat Howard has entered the field of teacher wellbeing books with this provocatively titled work aimed at teachers at all stages of their careers. Unusually, the book opens with […]

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Perspective – what you see, depends on how you look

A guest post by  @AdrianBethune ‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so’, once wrote Shakespeare. He’d clearly never taught PE during his NQT year, to a bunch of Year 2s, during an observation, where two children had to be carted off with head injuries (true story). That was completely and […]

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A day in the life of a helpline counsellor

A guest post by @EdSupportUK My name is Anna*, and I’ve been a helpline counsellor at Education Support Partnership for over four years*. As we gear up for a busy January, I wanted to tell you more about the help we provide to the education staff who contact us in distress on a daily basis. We […]