Monthly Archives: December 2014

#Nurture1415 and #teacher5aday Combined

  I promised Martyn Reah that I would try to contribute something to his campaign for teacher well-being (AKA: #teacher5aday). I also said that I would try to write something for #nurture1415. Not having managed either, I’m now going to … Continue reading

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Please Help With The UK Education Bloggers Spreadsheet Version 4.0

Originally posted on The Echo Chamber:
The latest version of the spreadsheet of bloggers can now be found here. Because of all the new blogs that have been found, there is an even greater need for work on filling in…

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The Engine Room of Schools

Middle leaders have on more than one occasion been described as ‘the engine room of the school’. If we take this at face value, the analogy suggests a school simply couldn’t function without its middle leaders just as an ocean … Continue reading

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British Values and Character: “You will be judged on this.”

Last month the DfE released (non statutory) guidelines for schools , for the somewhat thorny issue of the ‘British Values’ that we are now required to nurture in our schools. Having read the document, I must stress that I think … Continue reading

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