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The Brain and Learning

Highlights of a fascinating and insightful conversation with paediatric neurologist Dr Andrew Curran all about the brain and learning.

25-minute watch

Cultural Capital I

Highlights of the first part of a webinar given by Phil Beadle all about cultural capital and how Ofsted have got so very badly wrong.

Six-minute watch

A Brief History of the Written Exam

Exams are in chaos - but where did they come from? This brief history may help us answer an even bigger question - why on earth do we still have them? 

Five-minute read

The Five Saids

It's a world of fake news, deep fake technology and well, politicians from over there. So, here's is our quick and easy student guide to critical thinking.

One-minute read

Are We Refusing to Learn From Lockdown?

Associate (Real) David Cameron poses an important question that is vexing him during the current transformation of the education system - are we all refusing to learn from lockdown?

Five-minute read

Guest Blog - Sara Alston on Echo Teaching Part Three

Part Three of a guest blog from Sara Alston looking at how teachers can make better use of the TA in the classroom when they move beyond the 'echo teaching' model.

Three-minute read

Guest Blog - Sara Alston on Echo Teaching Part One

As part of our INSET Junction project we asked for a guest blog from SEND and safeguarding specialist Sara Alston. This is part one on her thoughts about getting the best out of the Teaching Assistants in our classrooms.

Four-minute read

What is Trauma-Informed Education and Why is it Relevant to You?

A powerful and insightful guest blog on what all teachers need to know about trauma-informed education by specialist teacher and researcher Kat Stern.

Five-minute read

Teachers as Inventors, not Scientists

Teachers of the world! It's time to rejoice in our role, not as scientists doing what the research tells us, but as inventors. Then, Ian Gilbert suggests, we can let the research catch up with us.

Three-minute read

 

The Six Roles of the Ancient Teacher – Which Will You Be Today?

What can we learn from the ancient teachers of India about the sort of teacher we can be today? A guest post by educator and trainer Valentina Mahesh in India.

Four-minute read

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