Monthly Archives: June 2019

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

‘Perfect book syndrome’ might not be so bad

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Seven Signs of Snake Oil

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

With findings on pay, working hours, job satisfaction and CPD Continued here: http://bit.ly/31H1gNx

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Demography not geography – Education Datalab blog

Why it’s important to look at pupil characteristics when comparing outcomes in different areas Continued here: http://bit.ly/2Xmmp08

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Governors and curriculum matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
On 11th June 2019 governors (Jo Penn, Jane Owen,  Fee Stag and I) attended “Curriculum Thinking: Three Masterclasses which had presentations from Mary Myatt, Tom Sherrington and John Tomsett. I would like to thank Mary,…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment