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17 Sep 2019

Mark Less, Mark Smarter - A Guide to Efficient Marking

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 ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

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10 Sep 2019

The 3 Worst Offenders for Adding to Teacher Workload

The working environment in schools is becoming increasingly bureaucratic. Working hours are already high for teachers, the last thing they need ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

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06 Sep 2017

The Pros and Cons of Progress 8 and Attainment 8

The academic year of 2016/2017 was the first in which Progress 8 and Attainment 8 were introduced to ensure all students were studying a broad ...

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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09 Mar 2017

The Importance of Timely and Effective Feedback

Marking, although time consuming, is paramount to students’ progression. It is considered by Ofsted as ...

Author: Bethany Spencer