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teachers Blog workload challenge
29 Jan 2015

Teacher Wellbeing - The Workload Challenge

Last year, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan gave teachers the chance to voice their concerns in The Workload Challenge, as a means to call upon ...

Author: Louise Raw

Blog
15 Jan 2015

How to Prevent Exam Cheating in School

 In life there are always shortcuts. Shortcuts can come in many forms, be that a cheat for a video game to get you to the next ...

Author: Louise Raw

Exams Revision Blog
18 Dec 2014

7 Exam Tips Only Students Will Understand

With exams looming we thought that we thought what better ...

Author: Louise Raw

Homework Blog online e learning
06 Nov 2014 | Read time 3 mins

How to Adapt Learning Materials for Online Use

As an infinite universe of information, the internet is a pretty good place ...

Author: Louise Raw

parents Homework Blog Parental Engagement
02 Oct 2014

How to Engage Challenging Parents with Homework

Parents lead busy lives and can be hard to reach in the best of times, let alone when it comes to homework. We've ...

Author: Louise Raw

classroom Technology Blog
15 May 2014

Pros and Cons of Using Smart Phones in the Classroom

For years, the smart phone’s prevalence in our lives has increased so dramatically, that it’s existence in the classroom is now practically ...

Author: Louise Raw

gcse Ofqual grading Blog
24 Apr 2014

Understanding Ofqual's GCSE Numerical Grade Scheme

Ofqual have really shaken things up with their new grading system by changing the grades from ABC to 987... What are your thoughts? ...

Author: Louise Raw

well-balanced education Education Blog gender equality
28 Nov 2013

Rethinking Stereotypes and Gender Norms in Education

What many perceive to be nothing more than a social construction, gender norms undoubtedly penetrate every aspect of our lives, from ...

Author: Louise Raw

Cyber-bullying Bullying Articles Blog
20 Nov 2013

Cyber Bullying and the Social Media Facade...

As smart devices and social media evolves, so does bullying. So what can we do about it? Now at the heart of Anti-Bullying Week, a ...

Author: Louise Raw

Autonomy Autonomous learning News Articles Blog
14 Nov 2013

Autonomous Learning in the Classroom - Giving Students the Reins

Teaching is hard. In case keeping 30 kids ...

Author: Louise Raw