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How to make surveys in schools effective in a few easy steps

May 6, 2019 1:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

However, the concept of surveying in schools remains relatively undeveloped. There have always been surveys, mainly to do with impending Ofsted visits or in times of relative pressure. But in todays fast paced, social media driven environment it is imperative to know what your influencers think and be able to respond effectively and appropriately.

In praise of…Teaching!

March 1, 2019 2:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whilst writing the last few blogs I have tried to, and probably failed to convey the condition of modern teaching as I see it. That can often be somewhat doom-ridden with daily reports of crisis, recruitment deficits, and a general atmosphere of malaise.

Teachers quit jobs at the highest rate on record

January 9, 2019 2:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I recently found this article by Michelle Hackman and Eric Morath and although it is from “across the pond” the fact that it is in the Wall Street Journal and reflects trends that are frighteningly current in the UK just adds to the growing concern that the teaching profession and jobs associated with education are in an historically difficult time.

School Trips – In praise of…

December 12, 2018 12:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I had a presentation to do to the whole staff two years ago in my capacity as Educational Trips Co-ordinator and it worked out that I have spent roughly fifty weeks of my career on day and residential trips.