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.
TEACHING ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION
A Teaching Assistant can be employed by both primary and secondary schools and the function of the role is dependent on the needs of the school.
SEN ROLES JOB DESCRIPTIONS
Special Educational Needs (SEN) is an area that includes many different positions. Special Education Needs Coordinators, SEN Teachers and Learning Support Assistants are all centred around developing an inclusive atmosphere and helping to support and progress students with learning difficulties or physical disablement
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.
Want to Write For Us?
At EduStaff we are always on the look-out for writers who want to make a valuable and relevant contribution to our blog.
4 More Must Read Blogs for Maths Teachers!
The follow up to our last Maths teaching blogs article reviews Great Maths Teaching Ideas, Mr Reddy, Mr Barton and JustMaths.
From ‘2iC’ to ‘Value Added’ get to grip with the latest industry jargon and acronyms from the education sector.
University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham run a fantastic primary and secondary PGCE programme that has meant schools are so confident relying on their graduates that their employment rates exceed the national averages by a large margin.