You’ve just started your first teaching job. You want to make a great first impression. The thing is, just who do you want to make a great first impression on? Those that pay your wages, those that line manage you, or those you want to progress? Surely it’s the latter? But then again, there is […]
I am sure you are aware of the key changes to English GCSE exams and have had a chance to look at sample exam board material but it always help to get involved in a discussion or have some points thrown out at you just to help you in your planning and approach towards first […]
The window for schools to opt into the new performance measures a year early in 2015, has now opened and will remain open until the end of June 2015. Secondary mainstream maintained schools, academies and free schools can all opt in. Headteachers and principals were sent the procedure and details for opting in on 20 […]
A typical teacher marks an average of 83024 pieces of work each week. Okay, that may not be true, but it certainly feels that way. We spend so much time marking that it can be hard to prioritise time for other things like lesson planning and… sleeping. So how can we make marking take up […]
With a new national curriculum looming, everyone is full of questions and keen to identify sources of help. We’ve pulled together your most common questions in the blog post below and at the end you can find details of Creative Education courses which will help you to implement the new National Curriculum. When do […]
A range of fun ideas for assessing learning during EYFS sessions
Questioning can be a powerful tool in the teaching and learning process if used effectively
What do YOU think – should we be marking students’ work in red pen and how far should we go in correcting their errors?