Behaviour with Paul Dix


It is two weeks into my Online Managing Behaviour for Learning with Pivatol Education’s Paul Dix. I have found it difficult to keep pace, it really is a heart three course meal. I have been snacking where I can, including on the move via Canvas’s Mobile app on my phone. Week three is waiting to be started.…

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What makes great teaching? Over Trusting?


If I am unsure of my own opinion, I search for comment and perspective from a huddle of trusted educationalists. Educationalists kind enough to unravel their own thoughts and practices online, open to us to read and challenge. Alex Quigley and Shaun Allison had already written up their Sutton Trust summaries. Tom Sherrington and John Tomsett (gallivanting…

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Knowing our students


Significant accountability*, curriculum and assessment reform is impacting upon our schools. There is barely pause for breath before adding careers guidance reform, the SEN Code of Practice, [breathe] pay and conditions reform is front with centre and capital funding rarely removed from the review / todo list. It is reassuring that government is engaging “closely…

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