Bin Fear and Embrace Vulnerability by Jaz Ampaw-Farr

Bin Fear and Embrace Vulnerability

We’re all fighting for our lives in one way or another.For some of us that can mean physical challenges...

Jaz Ampaw-Farr Jaz Ampaw-Farr
#womened
Choose yourself by Vivienne Porritt

Choose yourself

I heard a snippet of @BBCWomansHour on Friday whilst driving.  @DiversityChamp1, a senior lawyer, said...

Vivienne Porritt Vivienne Porritt
#womened
An alternative script denouncing misogyny and martyrdom by Helena Marsh

An alternative script denouncing misogyny and martyrdom

If you look to Hollywood for inspiration as a working mum, you will fall short of role models for women...

Helena Marsh Helena Marsh
#womened
A Winter Supper and the start of something... by Angela Browne

A Winter Supper and the start of something...

Saturday night's event was a long time coming. As I hopped out of the car, unloading bottles of Prosecco,...

Angela Browne Angela Browne
#womened
I Usually 'Forget' My Charger... by Liam M
#44weeks

I Usually 'Forget' My Charger...

... on purpose.Earlier this year I saw a Tweet asking for ways to reduce workload and ensure positive...

Liam M Liam M
#wellbeing
Please be upstanding for the Mayor of Simpleton - Part 1 by Mark Steven

Please be upstanding for the Mayor of Simpleton - Part 1

I happened upon a conference hall thronging with ladies! Rubbing my Wensleydale-blotched, chubby little...

Mark Steven Mark Steven
#womened
Fire in the belly. by Tim Head

Fire in the belly.

It's not often I come away from a CPD event with that feeling of fire in my belly.  Too much CPD is...

Tim Head Tim Head
Mufti Day? Dress Down Day? by Amjad Ali

Mufti Day? Dress Down Day?

"A mufti day (also known as casual clothes day, casual Friday, colour day, own clothes day, home clothes...

Amjad Ali Amjad Ali
#mufti
Research School Stories - Is parental engagement easypeasy? by Megan Dixon

Research School Stories - Is parental engagement easypeasy?

Easypeasy – harnessing technology to develop school readiness in young children The Education Endowment...

Megan Dixon Megan Dixon
#researchschools
Style J Leadership by Joyce MATTHEWS
#44weeks

Style J Leadership

I think I’m a facilitator. I call myself a facilitator of learning. I have the certificate, I’ve...

Joyce MATTHEWS Joyce MATTHEWS
#leadership
Please be upstanding for the Mayor of Simpleton - Part 2 by Mark Steven

Please be upstanding for the Mayor of Simpleton - Part 2

I felt myself coalesce not simply with this comely damson, but with all such beings of fragile beauty:...

Mark Steven Mark Steven
#womened
There's no I in TEAM by Jill Turner
#44weeks

There's no I in TEAM

Life in school can be tough. Children do not always behave how we would expect or like. Budgets are euphemistically...

Jill Turner Jill Turner
Feedback Innovation Group by Catherine Owen
#44weeks

Feedback Innovation Group

By coincidence, our new feedback innovation group met for the first time just before the much-discussed...

Catherine Owen Catherine Owen
#feedback
Day 6 -

Day 6 - "Act Confident to Feel Confident"

December can be a particularly tiring and stressful time of the year for school leaders and teachers....

Vivienne Grant Vivienne Grant
#wellbeing
Moving on from Centre Stage by Melanie Collins
#44weeks

Moving on from Centre Stage

Last week my school put on an amazing production in our new theatre. It was absolutely superb, not just...

Melanie Collins Melanie Collins
#success
Genius Assembly by Tim Head

Genius Assembly

A while ago now, while chatting to a colleague about how to inspire children, we got to talking about...

Tim Head Tim Head
Mentoring Matters by Hannah Wilson

Mentoring Matters

Last night Teach First held their inaugural #MentorMeet for their West London network. I was invited...

Hannah Wilson Hannah Wilson
Sometimes we need to stop talking and listen. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Sometimes we need to stop talking and listen.

I have blogged and said a lot over the last year.I have decided to pare it back a bit and do more listening...

Lena Carter Lena Carter
Books we've read this term by Louise Gall
#44weeks

Books we've read this term

This week I decided to do 'post-it note reviews' with the children.  I put out all the books we have...

Louise Gall Louise Gall
#reading
#TMHalesowen - How to use Plickers by Freddy Ash

#TMHalesowen - How to use Plickers

On Thursday I was lucky enough to give my first talk at a teachmeet; it was absolutely fantastic. A brilliant...

Freddy Ash Freddy Ash
#plickers
Our first Teach Meet by Sarah Longshaw

Our first Teach Meet

Last Wednesday evening we held our first Science Teach Meet at Eaton Bank Academy.  To me, the chance...

Sarah Longshaw Sarah Longshaw
#sciencecpd
#TMHalesowen - Using QuickKey by Freddy Ash

#TMHalesowen - Using QuickKey

This is my second post about the amazing #TMHalesowen that I was fortunate enough to be able to speak...

Freddy Ash Freddy Ash
#quickkey
Living and Leading with Clarity and Purpose by CHARMAINE ROCHE
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Living and Leading with Clarity and Purpose

Busy, busy, busy! You get to the end of your day, worn out, exhausted and dissatisfied because you do...

CHARMAINE ROCHE CHARMAINE ROCHE
#leadership
That dreaded pile of books (part 2): Why can't teachers accept when they don't need to mark? by Laura Jayne

That dreaded pile of books (part 2): Why can't teachers accept when they don't need to mark?

Last time I blogged on this topic I talked about why I felt marking was important but that the gimmicks...

Laura Jayne Laura Jayne
#marking
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