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Ofsted, lesson plans, Teacher Workload, Data Management

3 Workload Increasing Myths About Ofsted
By Ben Greenwood on October 23, 2019

For teachers and SLT alike, Ofsted inspections are stressful. It’s hard to keep up with ever-changing guidelines and regulations whilst working one of the most demanding jobs in the...

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Teacher Workload, Behaviour Management

Behaviour Management Matters - Reducing Behavioural Workload
By Ben Greenwood on October 16, 2019

Behaviour has a huge impact on teacher wellbeing. Over a quarter of teachers’ mental health issues are caused by student behaviour, forcing 70% to consider leaving the profession.

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communication, home-school communication, Teacher Workload

How to Create a Good School Communication Policy
By Ben Greenwood on October 11, 2019

Almost every school has a communication policy, but despite constantly evolving technology, they are notoriously slow to keep their policy up-to-date with the latest trends. By regularly...

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lesson plans, time saving, student engagement, Teacher Workload

What is Lesson Sequencing and How Can it Save You Time?
By Ben Greenwood on October 3, 2019

Lesson planning is a crucial part of PPA (Planning Preparation and Assessment), it can be the difference between a successful lesson and a complete classroom catastrophe. Ensuring that...

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guide, Teacher Workload, Classroom Management, Behaviour Management, Data Management

The Complete Guide to Reducing Teacher Workload
By Ben Greenwood on October 1, 2019

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

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Reducing Workload, Teacher Workload, Data Management

6 Steps to Managing School Data Efficiently
By Ben Greenwood on September 23, 2019

Data poses a unique problem for schools. On the one hand, data is now easier than ever to collect and gives useful insights into student performance, attendance and behaviour, however,...

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Feedback, marking, Education Technology, Teacher Workload

Mark Less, Mark Smarter - A Guide to Efficient Marking
By Ben Greenwood on September 17, 2019

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 teacher workload along with data management and...

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marking, planning, Teacher Workload, Data Management

The 3 Worst Offenders For Adding To Teacher Workload
By Ben Greenwood on September 10, 2019

The working environment in schools is becoming increasingly bureaucratic. Working hours are already high for teachers, the last thing they need is more paperwork and hoops to jump...

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workload, Reducing Workload, Teacher Workload

The State of The UK's Teacher Workload Crisis
By Ben Greenwood on September 5, 2019

The UK is in the midst of a crisis. Work related stress accounts for almost half of all sick leave, with 12.5 million working days lost to the condition per year. What’s more, teachers...

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Blog, teaching crisis, Teacher Workload, teacher retention, Teacher Wellbeing

How To Tackle The Teaching Crisis
By Bethany Spencer on October 12, 2017

The teaching crisis is ongoing, and despite the fact we’re all fully aware of the issues in play the only progress we seem to be making is on developing new statistics which further...

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Blog, Teacher Workload

What Can We Do to Reduce Teacher Workload?
By Bethany Spencer on June 28, 2017

It’s a question that’s plagued schools around the country for years and in light of the recent teaching crisis it’s resurfaced and is back to the forefront of everyone’s minds, because...

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