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Naimish Gohil

teachers, Homework, Blog

The Hard Hitting Result of the 2019 Teaching Crisis
By Naimish Gohil on February 28, 2019

It’s long been known that teachers are overworked and the burden of admin and excessive workload is impactful to their lives, both mentally and physically. Today’s Metro headline...

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Homework, Blog

Homework is a Global Issue
By Naimish Gohil on January 15, 2018

Homework is a universal concept that transcends countries and languages - regardless of nationality, race or religion, it is something that affects everyone and that everyone can relate...

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Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

Focus on Teacher Wellbeing to Improve Retention in Schools
By Naimish Gohil on October 19, 2017

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Blog, mental health

When does Technology Become a Hindrance in Schools?
By Naimish Gohil on July 19, 2017

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 experience. Schools have of course embraced...

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teachers, Education, Blog, social media, teaching and learning

Using Social Media in the Classroom
By Naimish Gohil on May 17, 2017

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 picture can reach millions of people from...

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Blog, guide, integration, SLT Resources, Network Manager Resources

What to Think About When Introducing New Software at Your School
By Naimish Gohil on May 10, 2017

When looking into new technology‭, ‬whatever its use case‭, ‬having a firm plan in place is important‭. From the purchase all the way‭ ‬through to fully embedding the product into your...

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parents' evening, Blog, guide, parental engagement, Teacher Resources, Student & Parent Resources

Parents' Evening Survival Guide for the Whole School
By Naimish Gohil on May 10, 2017

Whether you're a teacher, student or parent - Parents' Evening is an important event in the school calendar. It's an opportunity for parents to sit down and have meaningful...

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Blog, guide, raising standards, SLT Resources

How To Write The Perfect Homework Policy
By Naimish Gohil on May 10, 2017

Homework is an integral part to the learning process and as such, each school should have a clear homework policy readily available to teachers, students and parents that sets out your...

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Blog, mental health, mental health in the workplace

Supporting Staff with Mental Health Issues
By Naimish Gohil on May 10, 2017

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 about and more can be done to address...

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Homework, Blog, homework debate

Why Homework is Worthwhile
By Naimish Gohil on November 14, 2016

Yet again, we find ourselves in another heated homework debate. It’s almost impossible to scroll through social media without stumbling across an angry article that points the finger of...

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Blog, grammar school, theresa may

The Case Against Grammar Schools
By Naimish Gohil on September 16, 2016

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

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Management, SLT, NQTs, Leadership, Blog

Important Leadership Lessons from Naimish's Headteacher
By Naimish Gohil on January 28, 2014

Our CEO, Naimish Gohil, gives us an insight into the lessons in leadership he learnt from a Headteacher at his school he taught at before starting Satchel.  As we've been growing the...

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Technology, parents, Homework, Students, Blog

10 Times Homework Doesn’t Work
By Naimish Gohil on July 21, 2013

 Regardless of the worth of homework, there are certain situations when homework doesn't work at all. As teachers, we know it's important to recognise how homework fits into the...

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Flipped Classroom, teachers, Homework, Students, Blog

A Honest Look at Flipped Learning and What it Means for Education
By Naimish Gohil on July 13, 2013

Flipped learning is fast approaching our schools in the UK, but what are your thoughts on the process? The Washington Post and the New York Times speak of the flipped classroom as the...

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Blog, literacy, Reading, teenager

10 Tried and Tested Techniques That Get Children to Read
By Naimish Gohil on June 21, 2013

Think about your child. How much time do they spend reading? Would you say very little, an average amount or a lot? As parents, most of us know the importance of reading and how it is an...

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parents, Homework, Students, Blog, parental engagement

Ten Top Tips to Get Parents Involved with Homework
By Naimish Gohil on June 14, 2013

How parents handle helping their children with homework, can reinforce that homework is a positive value and that education is important. It can build a stronger bond between the school...

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Blog, homework benefits

The Pros & Cons of Homework in School
By Naimish Gohil on June 12, 2013

The pros and cons of homework from the perspectives of teachers, parents and students. 

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School, teachers, Blog, world

3 Reasons How Homework Helps Students in the Real World
By Naimish Gohil on June 10, 2013

Regardless of your general viewpoint concerning homework, there are several inarguable reasons how homework helps students in the real world:

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