Children don’t stop using the internet outside of school hours, and, without the appropriate knowledge of how to stay safe or a good example from others in their household, the risks remain.
These days, creativity is a highly prized attribute. In a world that is moving fast through new stages of technology, it seems that all universities want creative thinking students and every business wants creative thinking staff on its pay roll.
Now that technology is present in the majority of school classrooms, students are required to use it every day to collaborate, communicate and learn. If they can develop good digital citizenship skills and do this in a responsible and safe way, then they not only protect themselves,
Most teachers would agree that the least enjoyable part of the job is the endless marking but probably accept that it’s necessary for student achievement.
Taking inspiration from the Michaela approach, it’s useful to think about alternative approaches to extensive, written feedback that support student progress while saving teacher time.
The Department of Education’s (DfE) 2018 update includes interesting additions for governors, heads and academy proprietors. The amendments can be grouped under the banners of technology, training and governance.
With all the focus on recent exam results and new staff arrivals, it’s easy to forget that it’s the start of a new school year for Governors too.
One of the greatest opportunities technology provides us with is the chance to do things that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. We can travel to the moon or delve deep into the inner workings of the human heart within virtual reality.
Growth mindset is currently one of the most widely discussed and frequently misunderstood topics in education, with attitudes differing widely. In this post, Natalie continues to discuss the five most common misconceptions…
I’m no good with numbers. I can’t draw. I’m not a creative person. I’ll never understand Physics. Shakespeare is impossible. I’m rubbish at sports. Sound familiar?
GDPR arrived in May of this year so we have had a good few months to ensure our central record is being maintained, staff trained and reporting is effective. If you are late to the party here is a copy of my guide.
The Department for Education has revised the guidance Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges, after its consultation period.