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01 Oct 2019 | Read time 12 mins

The Complete Guide to Reducing Teacher Workload

Teacher workload has long been a cause for concern. The teaching crisis has consistently ranked workload as one of the main reasons that ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

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10 May 2017

What to Think About when Introducing New Software at Your School

When looking into new technology‭, ‬whatever its use case‭, ‬having a firm plan in place is important‭. From the ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

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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

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10 May 2017

How to Write the Perfect Homework Policy

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

Author: Naimish Gohil

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10 May 2017

4‭ ‬Apps to Increase Your Productivity

We know that as educators you’ve got a lot on your plate‭ - ‬there’s always something that gets added onto your to-do list‭, ‬and it can be ...

Author: Nabeelah Bulpitt

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10 May 2017

5‭ ‬Steps to Increase Autonomy in the Classroom

It is our duty, not only to educate our students‭, ‬but to instill in them skills that will help them to succeed in a‭ ‬life outside of ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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09 May 2017

Supporting Your Child's Learning at Home 

Family involvement in children’s education has proven to have a positive impact on a student’s school life‭. ‬In ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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09 May 2017

5 Step Guide to Helping Students Stay Safe Online

It’s easy to forget that the internet is a public space and not just a place for you and your friends to chat and share pictures and videos‭. ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

What to Look for in Software Support Packages

It’s fundamental that when looking at introducing a new software to your school that you take into account the level of ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

5 Key Student Study Habits

Good study habits are important for being a successful learner‭. ‬They help with motivation‭, ‬focus‭, ‬organisation‭, ‬time management‭ ‬and ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

The Benefits of Online Tutoring

When most people think of

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Debunking Tutoring Myths for Students

Tutoring is an easy way to get extra help when you need it‭. ‬Simple as that‭. ‬But even so‭, ‬there are a lot ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

How to Encourage Positive Parent Teacher Relationships

Building relationships with your students’‭ ‬parents lays the foundation for a successful home-school ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Time-Saving Guide for Marking

Marking students’‭ ‬work and providing them with feedback to relay to them how they are performing is crucial to ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

10 Time-Saving Teacher Hacks

Time constraints are a feature of most people’s day-to-day lives‭, ‬whether that be on a personal or ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Parents Guide to Surviving Parents' Evening 

Parents’‭ ‬evening can be a stressful event for teachers and parents alike‭. ‬According to a survey of 2,000‭ ‬school parents in the UK‭, ‬55%‭ ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

The Importance of Getting Girls into Tech

We are more connected than ever thanks to the likes of Facebook and ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

How Quality Assuring Homework Improves Education

When setting homework‭, ‬you want to make sure the tasks you are setting are of a

Author: Bethany Spencer