Monthly Archives: June 2015

Academic Manager Scenarios – Behind the scenes

Originally posted on Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis:
I know I went and wrote a Serious and Professional management training post but some of the questions reminded me of the actual time the scenario happened and it’s too good a post…

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Cyfrwng yr Addysgu yn y Sector Saesneg

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GCSE Lead Reviewer – Ofqual | KristianStill/Blog

Monday and today  (Tuesday), I am at Warwick University with Ofqual. I am here for their accreditation workshop to enable me to fulfil my role as Lead Reviewer for GCSE PE, having been initially contracted with Ofqual as their Subject Expert. … Continue reading

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Trainee Tip #5: Sleep your way to success

Originally posted on Miss trainee:
Note: I am talking about genuine shut eye…! Teach First is tough. You receive your minimal training (which, upon reflection, prepared me much more than I thought 6 weeks could…) and then are chucked into…

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Coasting Schools Or the Hard Improvement Miles

Originally posted on @LeadingLearner:
If I ever come across a school where the governors and head teacher can’t be bothered, the senior leaders are bone idle, lazy and ineffective and the teachers couldn’t give a monkey then close it, academise…

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Online monitoring: To snoop or not to snoop, that is the question

Almost all children we teach will use online media at home and never whilst at school. Therefore, do we have to teach them how to use online media? Do we need to monitor them? Online monitoring: To snoop or not … Continue reading

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Curmudgeon: I’m never gonna use this.

Well, Eighties Music Forever, I never said that you would have to. I notice that you didn’t “use” poetry, chemistry, biology, or science of any kind, nor history, psychology, art of any kind, nor Literature; pretty sad that all that … Continue reading

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