Monthly Archives: November 2013

This much I know about…my nominations for the 2013 Edublog Awards!

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about…my nominations for the 2013 Edublog Awards! Individual Blog: Tom Sherrington’s blog is a cracker! New Blog: … Continue reading

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This much I know about…how to thrive when the OFSTED team arrives!

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about how to thrive when the OFSTED team arrives! Before you go any further (if you haven’t … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the Knowledge vs Skills debate

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about the Knowledge vs Skills debate. Without knowledge you cannot develop your analytical skills. As I wrote … Continue reading

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This much I know about…truly great teaching, in a week when there has been so much debate about QTS!

This much I know about truly great teaching, in a week when there has been so much debate about QTS! One of the most fascinating things in the world is to teach 15 year old boys. If you don’t believe … Continue reading

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