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Ben Greenwood

Feedback, marking, Education Technology, Teacher Workload

Mark Less, Mark Smarter - A Guide to Efficient Marking
By Ben Greenwood on September 17, 2019

Almost ¾ of teachers report spending too much time on marking and feedback in their workweek. It is cited as one of the biggest strains on teacher workload along with data management and...

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marking, planning, Teacher Workload, Data Management

The 3 Worst Offenders For Adding To Teacher Workload
By Ben Greenwood on September 10, 2019

The working environment in schools is becoming increasingly bureaucratic. Working hours are already high for teachers, the last thing they need is more paperwork and hoops to jump...

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workload, Reducing Workload, Teacher Workload

The State of The UK's Teacher Workload Crisis
By Ben Greenwood on September 5, 2019

The UK is in the midst of a crisis. Work related stress accounts for almost half of all sick leave, with 12.5 million working days lost to the condition per year. What’s more, teachers...

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Summer Holidays

Team Satchel's Summer Book Recommendations
By Ben Greenwood on August 20, 2019

It’s the summer holidays, and if you’re lucky enough not to be knee deep in marking papers, you’ll be taking this time to unwind and relax from another busy academic year! It’s also a...

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School Technology, School Management, Digital Literacy, School Improvement

How Technology is Transforming School Attendance
By Ben Greenwood on July 26, 2019

The introduction of technology in schools has revolutionised many aspects of a teacher’s job, from homework to behavioural policy. Attendance is something that many schools heavily...

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mental health, Student Wellbeing, School Culture, School Improvement

How Having a Wellbeing Policy Makes Students Better Learners
By Ben Greenwood on July 15, 2019

As the number of mental health issues in schools continue to rise, so too does the importance of a well-considered wellbeing policy. In order to combat this mental health crisis and...

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Exams, Blog, Exam Results, Student Wellbeing

What Should Students Do After Exams?
By Ben Greenwood on June 28, 2019

The end of final exams is a liberating time for students. It’s when school finishes and summer begins; a well-deserved break from the stresses of revision and coursework. The start of...

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mental health, exam ready, Student Wellbeing

The Benefits Of Exercise On Students' Mental Health During Exams
By Ben Greenwood on June 17, 2019

Exam season can be a turbulent time for our students’ mental health. But there's a plethora of coping mechanisms out there that can reduce anxiety and manage stress so that students can...

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Exams, Blog, Student Wellbeing

Top Tips For Students on Coping with Exam Anxiety
By Ben Greenwood on June 13, 2019

It’s no secret that the exam period is a stressful time for students, with pressure to excel and the sheer volume of revision to complete, it can be somewhat overwhelming. The stress...

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