Renaissance Star Assessments Review

Choosing the most appropriate and meaningful educational assessment system for your school is crucial. To be reliable, tests must harvest consistent…

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Vic Goddard: getting to know your students

Vic Goddard: getting to know your students

The start of a new year can feel very much much like a case of ‘here we go again’, if we are not careful, at least for the staff and older students. Of course, it’s a different prospect for a…

If I am not bothered about listening to them, then what should they feel about me?
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5 tips for sustainability

5 tips for sustainability

In most schools, the budget is always tight. Any extra money spent on books needs to be saved somewhere else. And if you want to implement the latest software or upgrade those ageing PCs, it can…

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How to stop teenagers slipping through the gaps

How to stop teenagers slipping through the gaps

I work with young people who are, in the words of education policy and politics, NEETs (not in education, employment or training). To me, they’re brilliant, inspiring kids, not a faceless acronym.…

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Alex Quigley - From Me to You

Alex Quigley - From Me to You

Have you heard of the ‘learning pyramid’? The one that states that students remember a mere 5% of lectured content, only 10% of what they read, but a gargantuan 90% of what they teach? Well, it…

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