Tackling Underachievement: Tougher Tests for Children Aged 7 and Elite Teachers in Weak Schools
Nicky Morgan has outlined some changes to education in England with incentives for the best teachers to work in weak schools, 7 year olds sitting harder exams, improvements in national marking, and making it a requirement for students to take more traditional subjects at GCSE level.
Can We Still Think?
A powerful article from blogger Renny Gye, ‘Can We Still Think?’ explores the idea that students today are suffering under an education system that limits free-thought and academic development.
5 Simple Ideas for QR Codes in the Classroom
These ideas for using QR Codes are a great way to ease yourself into the vast and rapidly expanding edtech landscape
Oxford University Press – Not Just for Grown Ups?
OUP have a long history of publishing academic texts across the world, but does degree-level study remain its main focus? This week we are exploring OUP's newest developments.
How A Traditional Indian Technique Can Improve Your Student’s Concentration
Could a new form of yoga, described as 'Super Brain Yoga', be your ticket to a calm, engaged class?
3 Underappreciated Qualities All Good Teaches Have
At EduStaff we realise that consistency, genuine passion and reliability are the things that make teachers great.
Should the Best Council-run Schools be allowed to Sponsor Academies?
A new plan has been proposed which could see strong, council-run school begin sponsoring the development of weaker academies.
Fiendishlyclever’s Teaching Assistant’s Toolkit
Prominent blogger and science teacher, Fiendishlyclever, has put together a fantastic presentation for teaching assistants.
The Soundtrack of Your Lesson
Studies suggest playing music is beneficial for the learning brain. Read all about how this technique could help your class.
Website Review: UKEdChat
Learn more about UKEdChat, an organisation founded on a Twitter that has evolved into a network dedicated the improvement of education in the UK.