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Are Schools Emotionally Well Places to Work?

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You don’t have to search for too long on Google to find people writing about teacher stress. Recently there’s been an outpouring of media articles on the subject – and it shows no sign of decreasing. It’s the start of … Continue reading

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United We Stand . . . and Move Forward

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Last Saturday we attended the South East Regional TUC Education Conference, which was set up in collaboration with the Anti-Academies Alliance. (http://antiacademies.org.uk/) A series of speakers tackled the extensive problems with education at present but also offered some options for … Continue reading

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Wellbeing: Change or Status Quo?

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Three headlines from the BBC Education website – at first glance unrelated but with a possible connection: First headline: “Children’s mental health service cut” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-30735370 Second headline: “Parents ‘ignore school league tables’” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-30731164 Third headline: “Short-term politics ‘damages schools’” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-30711726Continue reading

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Sutton Trust on Teachers’ Pay – Let’s be Clear

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Teachers’ Pay The BBC’s report on the Sutton Trust Education Pay questionnaire says the majority of teachers “support linking pay to pupils’ progress and results”. This is somewhat misleading. It’s also interesting to see that this is only one aspect … Continue reading

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Using the Pupil Premium

So what is the pupil premium, and how should it be used? “The schools minister David Laws has admitted that the use of funds allocated under the government’s £1.25bn flagship “pupil premium” policy is “not good enough” after the education … Continue reading

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