Monthly Archives: June 2019

How ‘perfect book syndrome’ could improve school culture and leadership

Originally posted on The Quirky Teacher:
Following on from my previous post on the possibility of enhanced learning as a result of aspiring to ‘perfect books’, I thought about how this might also affect leadership and school culture in a…

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Understanding what is meant by critical friend matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Critical friend is a term which you may often see being used to describe governors. If you are new to governance you may wonder what the term actually means. I’ve been asked questions about being…

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‘Perfect book syndrome’ might not be so bad

Originally posted on The Quirky Teacher:
Following the publication of a few articles and blogs on Ofsted’s proposed use of book scrutiny, I thought I’d have a look at their research and offer up a primary perspective. I found the…

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Well-being: What Schools Can Do | The Goldfish Bowl

Everybody is different when it comes to their well-being, and schools can face difficulty in getting things right for everyone – I can’t see myself in full lycra doing a downward dog with my… Continued here: http://bit.ly/2L9hIQL

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Why ‘just reading’ might make more of a difference than teaching reading – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Few people would disagree that improving children’s reading ability would make a good thing. Not only would it open up greater opportunities in life, it would boost their cognitive development and… Continued here http://bit.ly/2WT6F0l

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Seven Signs of Snake Oil

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10 key findings for secondary school teachers from TALIS 2018 – Education Datalab blog

With findings on pay, working hours, job satisfaction and CPD Continued here: http://bit.ly/2ISsUPc

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