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Stuff! Holding on and Letting go!

A guest post by  @KDWScience Yesterday my small upright freezer finally gave up the ghost. It’s been a loyal servant, first serving my parents well, then being gratefully handed down to my family when they upgraded to the super deluxe version of a chest freezer. The seal has gone, the door won’t close properly and […]

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Falling to Soaring

There is no question that Cover costs are on the rise. Teachers are leaving the profession in droves. The average length of sickness is increasing year on year. Behind these facts is the word stress. It’s is the most cited cause of career change. Stress is also the trigger behind chronic illnesses that are becoming more frequent. School […]

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#SecretSanta Sorted!

  We know what it’s like, you’ve got to buy a Secret Santa present and you have zero ideas. Not a clue. Relax, we’ve got you covered for less than a tenner…               Who doesn’t love a motivational calendar? This one from The Positive Teacher Company will see your […]

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Primary School Christmas Bingo

Download as a PDF Visit our Google Drive folder to download an editable word doc so you can make it your own! A little fun for the festive season! If you need help Education Support Partnership provide support 24/7. https://www.educationsupportpartnership.org.uk/  Share this

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6 Ways to promote staff well-being in your school using technology

 A guest post by @FaridGasim, founder of @Edarabia. School culture is constantly reviewed as part of the efforts to promote physical, mental, and holistic fitness of the staff and students. Schools continuously strive to improve student and staff wellness by developing an effective school culture to support this aim. The factors considered for wellbeing include culture, values, thinking, […]

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Why Schools Must Embrace Flexible Working

Flexible working in schools has been a hot topic this week, and rightly so. Recent analysis by the NFER recommended that “The Government and stakeholders in the secondary sector need to look urgently at identifying ways that accommodate more and better part-time working in secondary schools. Further research with secondary schools which successfully offer greater […]

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Wellbeing: different things for different people

  A guest post by  @maternityCPD. The MaternityTeacher PaternityTeacher Project, which inspires, empowers and connects teachers choosing to complete CPD whilst on parental leave, throws up immediate questions about teacher wellbeing. Both teaching and parenting any age of child – but especially newborns – can involve significant periods of stress and are associated with other […]

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It’s time we talked… Mental Health

A guest post by @MissBartlettRQT  THIS IS GOING TO BE A LONG ONE, SO MAKE YOURSELF COMFY… This is such a taboo subject generally, but in the past few years its become more and more acceptable to talk about it. Mental health. Automatically, one goes straight to depression and, while this is a huge proportion of mental health issues, […]

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Mark. Plan. Teach. by Ross Morrison McGill

Who is Ross Morrison McGill? You might know him better as @TeacherToolkit, The Most Followed Teacher on Twitter/No 1 Education Blog in the UK/Top-50 #EdTech Brands Worldwide. In Real Life, he is an author (this is his third book for Bloomsbury) and a senior leader “with over twenty years of teaching and school leadership experience in some […]