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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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Workload Challenge: Funding for Schools

This week the NCTL invited applications to access up to £30,000 in funding for research projects on implementing the Workload Challenge. For each area (marking, planning and resources, data management) groups of schools can submit a bid to fund a 7 month research project. Applications should be made by a lead school, with a good or outstanding Ofsted grading, […]

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How can school-based support boost teachers’ wellbeing?

A Guest Post by @karensalter78 In my work as an Educational Consultant, I regularly meet effective teachers struggling to manage the high workload and constant pressures of the current educational system. This is reflected in low levels of teacher wellbeing and morale regularly documented in the educational media. However, I visit schools where teachers’ wellbeing […]