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Live Well, Teach Well by Abigail Mann – Review

Live Well, Teach Well sets out its stall on the cover with the tagline “A practical approach to wellbeing that works”. In her introduction, Abbie describes the book as “a ‘pick-up-and-look’ resource for when you need it most.” This is not a book to be read cover to cover, nor does it draw heavily on research; […]

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Ever been to a TeachMeet?

Last year, I enjoyed Teach Meet Torquay, and so I jumped at the opportunity to attend #TMDevon. TeachMeets are a fairly recent development in the CPD landscape. They take different forms, but have a few common features. Usually funded by sponsorship from educational companies, they are free to attend and feature a range of classroom […]

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Lead, Learn, Lancs. Love, love, love!

A Guest post by @MissVicki_V “Continue on the M6 for 87 miles” was not the greatest thing to hear shortly after 06:30 this morning but Lead, Learn, Lancs more than made up for it. I made my way up north, leaving the blue skies behind me, for a day of Twitter eye spy and learning . I […]

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Are you an enthusiastic lurker?

How would you like to spend 2 hours sharing great ideas with colleagues while being in with a chance of winning goodies just for being there? I recently attended #TeachMeet Torquay, as an enthusiastic lurker of course. Hats off to the staff at hosts @TorquayAcademy, who had learned about an hour before that the big […]