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Managing Stress and Mindfulness

How About Some Mind Medicine?

How to help yourself feel that little bit better when you're having one of those days? How about a little Mind Medicine in 21 easy-to-swallow pieces, courtesy of Associate Nina Jackson.

Two-minute read

ACES High

Independent Thinking was one of the lead partners in an amazing conference helping Scotland lead the way when it comes to looking at the impact on young people of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences).

Five-minute read

Five Ways to Help Students Overcome Exam Stress and Anxieties

With exam season on its way, Associate and MFL specialist Crista Hazell shares fives great strategies to help your students deal with the mental stresses and strains they will face.

Five-minute read

The First 19 Lessons of Headship

Nothing prepares you for headship apart from headship. Based on his experience and close observation, Ian Gilbert suggests the first nineteen lessons a new head learns. And learns quickly.

Three-minute read

Growth Mindset Made Simple

Growth Mindset summed up in four headings and one life-changing mantra by Ian Gilbert. Perfect for busy teachers.

Three-minute read

What Now for Education?

Associate Dr Debra Kidd is a passionate and informed advocate for a different sort of education. In this blog, she urges us to use recent world events to redefine what we mean by a 'good education'.

Four-minute read

Swan Upping, Children Downing?

In the summer holidays, schools are brilliant places to work. Dave Whitaker talks about why he loves summer - but why not all his students feel the same way, and what swans have to do with it.

Four-minute read

15 Seconds and Counting

Associate and well-being guru Nina Jackson believes that the simple '15 Second Rule' is a great way to get back your 'life time'.

Four-minute read

But Everyone Else Is Doing It - Children, Cheating and the SATs

The SATS in England are descending into farce but there is also an altogether more disturbing side to them. Written anonymously, for obvious reasons, by a concerned primary school teacher this blog looks at cheating in and by schools.

FIve-minute read

10 Things I Love About Being Dyslexic

Written by Ian Gilbert’s 19 year-old dyslexic daughter to help with the current debate about what it is, and whether it is at all.

Two-minute read

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