A large number of schools still continue to use tick box evaluation models that make little difference to the impact a teacher has on teaching and learning in a school. … Continue Reading Why we must get away from tick box style teacher evaluations
It is a bit of a chicken and egg scenario, or is it that simple? Should teachers automatically be respected once they walk in a classroom, or is the respect … Continue Reading Getting respect for teachers in schools – well, it’s complicated
Teacher and school leader workload is an issue that does not go away and receives a significant amount of attention in the media and in educational publications. Efforts have been … Continue Reading How much teacher stress is self-inflicted?
The best improvements come in small, incremental steps, what Sir Dave Brailsford from the Team Sky professional cycling team calls a “marginal gains approach’. More importantly goals need to be … Continue Reading Students have to own their goals
With an increase in findings from education research, more education books that tell us about what we should be doing in schools alongside so many professional learning opportunities, it is … Continue Reading Are we working too hard in schools to have it all?