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Ten reasons your school should implement technology in the classroom

Still trying to convince your SLT to invest in edtech? Read this article by Davis Miller for the perfect pitch!

Will the US Election result affect us Brits?

After one of the most controversial election campaigns in our history coming to an end, do you want to know how the US election results will affect us over here in the UK. After the huge decision for the UK to leave the EU back in June, it is easy for us to feel that no other political event is as momentous as Brexit, especially those happening in other countries. However, with the US being the biggest power in the modern world, major events in the US impact everyone! Find out more…

EduStaff at: CTC Kingshurst Academy

On Monday 9th October, EduStaff Consultants Luke and Patrick went down to CTC Kinghurst Academy in Solihull for the annual Career Day.

How Demonstration Teaching Can Unlock Complex Ideas.

How do pretzels, quantum computing and a Swedish man called Thors help us understand how we can effectively teach difficult concepts to young minds?!

Academy Conversion: How it Works

Guest author Kim Freeman-Smith tackles the complex process of academisation from a legal perspective in this helpful guide. From thinking about applying all the way through to reopening, this piece covers all the bases.

How Technology Is Shaping School and University Classrooms

In our latest guest post from the Educator.co.uk looks into EdTech and how it is revolutionizing the way students are learning and teaching.

Brexit and Education

With England voting to leave he EU the country is in turmoil. But how will this impact the education sector? EduStaff investigates the predictions of what students and teachers can expect in the future.

The Anatomy of a Primary School Teacher

Primary school teachers are a rare species that have evolved a lot of special skills to help the support the development of the students that count on them. Read on to learn more...

How Teachers Can Avoid Stress

A recent survey found that over 80% of a sample of school staff believe they are stressed. But what can you do to help?

The Teacher Recruitment Crisis – The Present Situation

The House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts has reported on the Department for Education’s efforts towards training new teachers in a recent report. But are they hitting their targets?

Inspiring Leadership Conference 2016

The Inspiring Leadership Conference is a chance for heads and aspiring school leaders to get together and discuss the changing world of education and business.

New SEN Support

The Children and Families Bill made important changes to the way support is given to pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN). This post looks at what these significant changes mean for pupils, parents and schools.

Your Guide To Exam Stress Anxiety

Our friends from Study Medicine Europe put together this fantastic guide on exam stress. Take a look and share it with your students in the run up to the exam period.

What to Expect When Your School Becomes an Academy

So your school is going to become and academy by 2022, but what does that mean for the students, teachers and teaching assistants?

The Ins and Outs of Academy Sponsorship

Learn more about academy sponsorship and how this may affect your school.

5 Ways Digital Learning Has Changed Education

Our new guest article is written by Andy Bell from Tutoring Help, in it he covers the ways digital learning has changed the face of education for the better.

GUEST BLOG: The Numbers Game

This is a guest blog from Alessio Bernardelli, Founding Director of CollaboratEd, that explores the idea that school leaders and Ofsted are too reliant on assessment data?

Our Summary of Teaching Union’s Latest Comments

With the recent academisation news and the publication of the 2016 Education White Paper, we thought it would be useful to provide a summary of the teaching union’s comments and opinions on these crucial new plans and proposals.

2 Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt Ideas for Primary Teachers

Easter is nearly upon us and as you know kids love chocolate and therefore Easter. This year why not celebrate the coming of summer by mixing-up your usual lessons with some exciting and educational variations on the classic usual Easter Egg Hunt.

Sleeplessness, F.O.M.O., Stress: Could Smartphones Be Harming Our Students?

This week our guest author, Cormac Reynolds, looks into the effects of mobile devices on students by examining how they affect sleeplessness, fear of missing out and stress.

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