Category Archives: Research

This much I know about…why subject specific key words are not enough for academic success

I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 52, this much I know about why subject specific key words are not enough for academic success. The following are all based … Continue reading

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This much I know…about improving the impact of Teaching Assistants during a budget crisis

I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 52, this much I know about improving the impact of Teaching Assistants during a budget crisis. Our human resources matter most. There … Continue reading

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This much I know about…not publishing data targets to students and parents

I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 52, this much I know about not publishing data targets to students and parents. One of the biggest differences between a students’ experience … Continue reading

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This much I know about…a brilliant, evidence-informed note-taking technique (and our new Research School…)!!

I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 52, this much I know about a brilliant, evidence-informed note-taking technique (and our new Research School…)! The greatest test of a school is … Continue reading

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This much I know about…my researchED 2016 presentation (with video!)

I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 52, this much I know about my researchED 2016 presentation (with video!). Slides: john-tomsett-red-10-09-16 Video:  

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This much I know about…Evidence in Education – Making It Work!

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about Evidence in Education – Making It Work!   Tickets are available at the following link: https://www.huntingtonlearninghub.com/product/evidence-in-education-making-it-work/Continue reading

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This much I know about…whether “No excuses” discipline works

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about whether “No excuses” discipline works.  Against the motion, “No excuses” discipline works I would like to … Continue reading

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