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October 2018

Ofsted inspectors to move away from exams results focus

2018-10-30T11:03:02+00:00

For us at Sycol it comes as no surprise, yet relief, that at last Ofsted propose revising their judgement category headings

Ofsted inspectors to move away from exams results focus2018-10-30T11:03:02+00:00

July 2018

Creating a Mature Self Improving System

2018-07-10T17:03:04+00:00

Over and over we hear teachers saying we don’t feel trusted. In many ways, teachers feel like they have no control over what and how they teach. What’s more, they feel powerless in a system with increasing demands without providing adequate resources, reward, or compensation.

Creating a Mature Self Improving System2018-07-10T17:03:04+00:00

June 2018

Why teacher shortage is one of the biggest challenges facing UK schools

2018-06-29T13:01:24+00:00

We’re facing a crisis in our secondary schools. Student numbers are expected to increase dramatically, but the Department for Education has struggled to recruit the number of teachers needed to meet the increased demand.

Why teacher shortage is one of the biggest challenges facing UK schools2018-06-29T13:01:24+00:00

When the goal is to provide a high quality education for students, teachers need more than just ‘support’

2018-06-20T14:32:07+00:00

Since the 1970s it seems Britain’s schools have been through an endless number of reforms.

When the goal is to provide a high quality education for students, teachers need more than just ‘support’2018-06-20T14:32:07+00:00

How to Eliminate Energy Wastage

2018-06-20T12:29:46+00:00

In my third instalment thinking about the principles of ‘LEAN’, I want to consider eliminating energy wastage. I am not thinking here about the water meter or LED bulb type, rather the physical, mental and emotional sort.

How to Eliminate Energy Wastage2018-06-20T12:29:46+00:00

Are standardized tests doing more harm than good?

2018-06-13T14:38:07+00:00

Among the challenges facing Britain’s schools is the use of standardized testing as a primary source of accountability for teachers.

Are standardized tests doing more harm than good?2018-06-13T14:38:07+00:00

What’s the best way to develop School Leaders?

2018-06-20T13:43:58+00:00

Over the next few years, approximately 10,000 school leaders -- heads, deputies and assistant heads -- will be retiring.

What’s the best way to develop School Leaders?2018-06-20T13:43:58+00:00

Want to Improve Student Achievement? Create a High-Performance Classroom

2018-06-29T12:03:50+00:00

Behind teacher accountability measures and high-stakes testing is the intention of creating positive outcomes for students. The problem is that tests only measure how well a student understands a particular subject matter.

Want to Improve Student Achievement? Create a High-Performance Classroom2018-06-29T12:03:50+00:00
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