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Reviewing your safeguarding practice

19 September 2018

A big focus for schools this term will be ensuring proper implementation of the updated statutory safeguarding guidance. Sam Preston considers the new requirements and offers some practical advice

Learning the risks of porn

4 July 2018

Teenagers are increasingly getting addicted to internet pornography, with dire effects in and out of the classroom. An Edinburgh-based charity is tackling the issue with pilot lessons in four ...

Aiming for the top: Teaching high-performing students

4 July 2018

Supporting and challenging more able students and students with high prior attainment is essential. With a focus on science – but with some ideas that all subjects can adapt – Helen Webb offers a ...

Do you dread Shakespeare lessons?

6 June 2018

Danielle Bumford describes education’s love-hate relationship with teaching Shakespeare and how she has overcome this using the Playing Shakespeare project

When revision can be bad for you

23 May 2018

At exam time, the negative impact of over-studying cannot be over-estimated. Karen Sullivan offers some words of caution to revising students...

Preparing students for GCSEs

2 May 2018

With exams season upon us, Suzanne O’Farrell offers her advice on supporting your students in the build-up to their GCSEs

Getting exam revision right

2 May 2018

The majority of students don’t like to use the most effective revision techniques. This has to change, says Karen Sullivan

Formative assessment and EAL

25 April 2018

Formative assessment is a high-impact strategy and at St Mary’s School it has been yielding positive results for pupils who use English as an additional language. Patricia Brooks explains

How can you motivate your students? Part 2

25 April 2018

How can we motivate the pupils in our classrooms and schools to want to learn? Mat Bromley concludes his two-part article on motivation by looking at what schools and teachers can do to inspire ...

The Unplanned Lesson: Part 2

14 March 2018

Have you ever had to cover a lesson last minute with no preparation time? In the second part of his article on unplanned lessons, Gerry Mallaghan offers further advice and activity ideas

Study skills: Using online quizzes

28 February 2018

When considering effective learning strategies, Helen Webb suggests creating online, automatically marked quizzes to improve your tracking and students’ learning

Effective teacher-student feedback practices

10 January 2018

Without effective feedback, our students cannot improve and will not succeed. John Dabell offers 12 pieces of practical guidance for effective feedback practices

Shared teacher planning to reduce workload

3 January 2018

Shared teacher planning could be an effective response to heavy teacher workloads. Dr Andrew K Shenton, Andy Sherlaw and Gareth Ellis report on research at Whitley Bay High School into possible ...

Protecting your teacher's voice

6 December 2017

A teacher’s most precious resource is their voice, as the saying goes – but many of us do not look after ours as we should, storing up problems for the future. Steve Burnage offers some essential ...

Engaging with parents to support children’s learning

22 November 2017

Engaging with parents can have a notable impact on progress and attainment, especially for disadvantaged students. Nicola Michael describes her recent work to help parents support children’s learning

Running your own lesson study

15 November 2017

The lesson study process can be effective, rewarding and even fun for groups of teachers seeking to improve student outcomes or an element of practice. Roy Watson-Davis looks at how to structure a ...

Study skills: Effective use of revision guides

11 October 2017

Revision guides are popular resources with many teachers and parents, but do students use them properly? Helen Webb looks at how to teach students to use revision guides more effectively

An effective PSHE framework

11 October 2017

RSE is to become statutory from 2019, and it looks likely that PSHE will follow. But what does a good PSHE programme look like? Maria O’Neill advises

Revision and study skills: Retrieval practice

3 October 2017

Research shows the positive impact that using retrieval practice can have on outcomes. Helen Webb discusses her work to apply this strategy in the classroom and encourage her students to use it as ...

The qualities of a strong geography department

20 September 2017

What are the characteristics of a quality geography department? Drawing on submissions from the most recent round of the Geography Quality Mark, Rebecca Kitchen offers some suggestions

Designing your subject’s curriculum

21 June 2017

Are you a middle leader charged with creating your department’s curriculum and schemes of work? Jemma Sherwood offers five things to consider when undertaking this vital task

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