Monday 21 August, 2017
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There have been quite a few things I have been passionate about during my many years in education. Some of these enthusiasms have waxed and waned, but one of the longest serving has been...

I am delivering two seminars at the TES Special Needs show next month that will draw on research for the PACEY publication Caring for Children with SEND and articles about nurseries, childminders, playgroups and...

'Businesses feel very strongly that the education system must better prepare young people for life outside the school gates, or risk wasting their talents,' said John Cridland, CBI Director-General. He was speaking in July...

The DfE recently announced an opportunity to ‘Register to buy tablet devices for your school’ (8 April 2016) in an effort to bring back collective buying power to schools seeking to purchase iPads and...

Last week George Osborne announced that all schools are to become academies by 2020 as part of a Budget designed to 'put the next generation first'.  Many doubt that the next generation have been...

With the the current crop of education 'fly-on-the-wall' documentaries, the appointment of a behaviour tsar, and claims that low-level disruption is a main cause of teachers leaving the profession, the focus is back on...

When it comes to blogging everyone and their gran is at it; from travel blogs to cookery blogs, fashion blogs to technology blogs. And for many years now, blogging has been used in schools across...

Gamification is not new to our classrooms. Classrooms are the real games fields, the only change of late is that teachers may be deliberately instigating more of the gaming than before. Ritual games that pass down...

Are you going to BETT? Many schools use BETT as a source of Continual Professional Learning but this year you might need to pick your day and plan your itinerary very carefully because quite...

So Nicky Morgan is directing an extra £3.5 million spend on building character and grit in today's schoolchildren. Including bringing in rugby coaches and other sports leaders to inculcate team spirit, and teaching pupils to 'play...