The Satchel Blog

Edtech software training
16 Nov 2020

What to Consider when Introducing New Software at Your School

Nowadays, schools rely on edtech. From homework to registration, even seating plans and timetables - technology in school has transformed the ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

teachers Homework Blog
28 Feb 2019

The Hard Hitting Result of the 2019 Teaching Crisis

It’s long been known that teachers are overworked and the burden of admin and excessive workload is impactful ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Homework Blog
15 Jan 2018

Homework is a Global Issue

Homework is a universal concept that transcends countries and ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Blog Teacher Wellbeing
19 Oct 2017

Focus on Teacher Wellbeing to Improve Retention in Schools

Author: Naimish Gohil

Blog Mental Health
19 Jul 2017

When Does Technology Become a Hindrance in Schools?

We live in a world that’s filled with technology and the millennial youth of today are more technologically inclined than we'll ever likely ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

teachers Education Blog social media teaching and learning
17 May 2017

Using Social Media in the Classroom

The impact of social media is undisputed, the simple use of a hashtag can start a movement and the simple act of sharing a status update or ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

parents' evening Blog guide Parental Engagement Teacher Resources Student & Parent Resources
10 May 2017

Parents' Evening Survival Guide for the Whole School

Whether you're a teacher, student or parent - Parents' Evening is an important event in the school calendar. It's an ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Blog guide raising standards SLT Resources
10 May 2017

How to Write the Perfect Homework Policy

Homework is an integral part to the learning process and as ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Blog Mental Health mental health in the workplace
10 May 2017

Supporting Staff with Mental Health Issues

Me and my staff aren’t ones to shy away from talking about mental health - we’re all very much on the same page in that it needs to be spoken ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Homework Blog homework debate
14 Nov 2016

Why Homework is Worthwhile

Yet again, we find ourselves in another heated homework debate. It’s ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Blog grammar school theresa may
16 Sep 2016

The Case Against Grammar Schools

Theresa May’s plans for a wave of new grammar schools has caused raucous debate not only for politicians but also between the general ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Technology parents Homework Students Blog
21 Jul 2013

10 Times Homework Doesn’t Work

  Regardless of the worth of homework, ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Homework Parental Engagement
14 Jun 2013

How to Get Parents Involved with Homework

How parents handle helping their children with homework, can reinforce how much of a positive value and that education is important. It ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Blog homework benefits
12 Jun 2013

The Pros & Cons of Homework for Teachers

Homework impacts three types of people in a school: teachers, students and parents. There are pros and cons for all three of these stakeholders, ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Homework Excuses Students Blog
09 Jun 2013

10 Real Reasons Students Aren't Doing Their Homework

Remember when you were at school and hadn't done your

Author: Naimish Gohil

Tips & Tricks Homework Blog
30 Apr 2013

5 Tips for Setting an Engaging Piece of Homework

Setting homework isn't easy; it has to be engaging & worthwhile. Teachers need to keep a number of things in mind when ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Classroom Management
26 Apr 2013

The Pros and Cons of Using YouTube in the Classroom

YouTube in the classroom: can it be used as an engaging teaching and learning tool? Or is it a nothing more than a distraction? ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Homework Blog Parental Engagement conversation
19 Mar 2013

A Homework Conversation Between a Mum & Son

A couple of days ago, I was on the train heading home when I overheard a mother talking to her ...

Author: Naimish Gohil