Knowledge Bank - Podcasts

The SecEd Podcast: Curriculum Design: Implementation & Impact

Following our popular podcast episode looking at the first of Ofsted's curriculum inspection criteria – intent – we welcome back expert Matt Bromley to discuss effective curriculum implementation and how we can best evaluate our curriculum impact...


The SecEd Podcast: Coaching and mentoring in schools

This episode looks at coaching and mentoring as part of effective CPD practice and staff support in schools. Our experts explore different models, when to use coaching and when to use mentoring, how to measure impact, and practices to avoid.



The SecEd Podcast: Everyone’s Invited & Safeguarding in Schools

This podcast focuses on the Everyone's Invited revelations of sexual harassment, abuse, bullying and violence in schools and the recommendations of the subsequent review by Ofsted. Our experts look at how schools must respond, the implications for safeguarding practice, and offer practical advice ...



The SecEd Podcast: Effective marking and feedback

In this episode, three experienced teachers offer a range of tips, ideas and advice for effective marking, feedback and assessment practices in the classroom. Themes include workload reduction, in-class marking, whole-class feedback, specific techniques & more...




The SecEd Podcast: Effective transition for year 7 pupils

This episode considers how we can ensure a smooth start to secondary school for our year 7 pupils. Our expert panels discuss general best practice ideas and approaches as well as specific advice for this September and a Covid-affected transition...





The SecEd Podcast: The Secrets to Quality First Teaching

What does effective teaching look like in the classroom? This episode of The SecEd Podcast dissects the key ingredients of quality first teaching, offering tips & ideas, advice & guidance from three practising and experienced teachers.


The SecEd Podcast: Inclusion & SEND during Covid-19

This episode focuses on issues of SEND, inclusion and diversity in the school environment in the context of the Covid pandemic, our students returning following national lockdown, and how we might build back better.



The SecEd Podcast: Vulnerable Learners & Covid-19

As schools reopen fully from March 8, what should our priorities be going forward? This episode of The SecEd Podcast focuses on how we can overcome the barriers to education and wellbeing facing our most vulnerable students during Covid-19


The SecEd Podcast: Effective Middle Leadership

This episode looks at the skills, traits and approaches that effective middle leaders employ in the secondary school environment, offering a range of practical advice, tips and reflections


The SecEd Podcast: Effective teaching for SEN

In this episode, we consider what effective teaching for SEN students looks like in the mainstream secondary school classroom, offering practical advice for teachers and school leaders on pedagogy, interventions, the graduated approach among many other areas


The SecEd Podcast: Teaching metacognition

The latest episode of The SecEd Podcast offers practical tips and ideas about how teachers can make use of metacognition strategies to support students' learning, helping them to become effective independent learners


The SecEd Podcast: Covid-19 & Schools

This episode of The SecEd Podcast looks at Covid-19, including how schools have coped this term, our biggest successes, biggest challenges, lessons learned, and our planning for the spring and summer terms 2021.






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