• Feb- 2021 -
    24 February

    Why I’d recommend tutoring

    Matt Rutter is Assistant Headteacher at Upton-by-Chester High School. He describes his experience of accessing tuition for his pupils through the National Tutoring Programme Tuition Partner, Tute, and the benefits of providing this extra support to pupils.   Upton-by-Chester High School is a very large co-educational secondary school with 1,700…

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  • 22 February
    Teacher Toolkit

    Podcast 105: How Can We Rethink Education?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute How can we do things differently across English education? Dr James Mannion asked me to feature on his Rethinking Education podcast, featuring in-depth conversations with people about how we might tweak the education system towards a more sustainable way of life. You probably won’t find…

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  • 22 February

    Helping students boost their motivation through online learning

    Many of the students in my examination classes are struggling to engage in online learning and need ways to boost their motivation.  They are unsure of the merit of spending time learning new content and practicing examination questions, as they feel that their grades will be generated from data that…

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  • 21 February
    Teacher Toolkit

    We Must Spend £s 💷 To Support Staff Wellbeing

    Reading Time: 4 minutes How can we get everyone inside and outside of education support schools spending cash on teacher wellbeing? It frustrates me when I see anyone question how a school uses its funding, especially when the budget is spent on staff wellbeing… N.b. I’m still editing this post…

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  • 19 February

    How does the ActivPanel inspire creativity?

    Glenn Carter, a year four teacher and History Lead at Ingleby Mill School, first got into teaching through a voluntary placement. During this placement, he helped a child learn to read. Soon, Glenn discovered it was incredibly satisfying to connect with pupils and help them develop in this way. Glenn…

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