Monthly Archives: January 2013

This much I know about…the number one shift in UK education I wish to see in my lifetime

#Blogsync post number 1. http://share.edutronic.net/ I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about the number one shift in UK education I wish … Continue reading

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This much I know about…how we teach reading skills to our weakest readers

I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about how we teach reading skills to our weakest readers. Primary-secondary transfer is profoundly important; … Continue reading

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This much I know about…how we will become a truly great school

I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about how we will become a truly great school. I have spent the last month … Continue reading

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This much I know about…why all of us must improve our teaching (no matter how good our school)

I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about why all of us must improve our teaching. For the past month, since I … Continue reading

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