Monthly Archives: July 2013

This much I know about…why putting on a Summer Show is so important, even if it means having 250 students off timetable for the last fortnight of the school year when OFSTED are due to inspect us at any moment

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about why putting on a Summer Show is so important, even if it means having 250 students off timetable … Continue reading

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This much I know about…learning from our most experienced teachers

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 learning from our most experienced teachers. We ignore the skills and resources that exist … Continue reading

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This much I know about…sharing our (proposed) new Teachers’ Pay Policy

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 sharing our (proposed) new Teachers’ Pay Policy. I publish this post in the spirit … Continue reading

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This much I know about…my pre-reading for the researchED 2013 conference

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 my pre-reading for the researchED 2013 conference. The Institute of Effective Education’s Dr Jonathan … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the potential for Twitter and Blogging to engender an Education Spring

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 the potential for Twitter and Blogging to engender an Education Spring. Blogging and … Continue reading

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