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Teaching in Challenging Circumstances

Ten Wishes from 'Dirty Teaching' Author and Associate Juliet Robertson

Associate and outdoor learning expert Juliet Robertson puts forward her ten wishes for what she wants for children and the outside world with schools now closed due to the pandemic.

Five-minute read

Taking Your School Online - Lessons from Week One

We asked Dr Mónica Gilbert-Sáez, principal of Rotterdam International Secondary School, what lessons the school had learned from its first week of enforced school closure due to Covid-19 and the move to online learning.

Three-minute read

With School 'Closed'... Part Two

Part two of a blog from Associate and edtech guru Mark Anderson on keeping the learning going when school is closed - with plenty of ideas for primary schools too (and not all tech related either).

Five-minute read

Leading Online: The View From Hong Kong

We asked Ben Keeling, author of the My School Improvement Doodle Book and principal of Shrewsbury International School in Hong Kong, for his view right in thick of school closures caused by the Coronavirus outbreak.

Four-minute read

With School 'Closed'... Part One

We asked our resident tech guru and Associate Mark Anderson for his views on what schools can be doing to ensure continuity of great teaching and learning as Coronavirus shuts classrooms globally.

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

If your knees aren’t dirty you haven’t been working hard enough

Associate Jarlath O'Brien with a reminder about how we need to focus on what's important in school, not just what makes us look good.

Four-minute read

The Golden Age of Curriculum Design

The Golden Age of Curriculum Design is ahead of us according to Associate Will Ryan. A fascinating long-read blog on how we can grasp the opportunity we have to make teaching and learning come alive for all our children.

Five-minute read

A New Beginning

Nancy is a former refugee we supported as she left Kakuma refugee camp and went to university in Uganda. In her latest blog for us, she reminds us that, although you can't empower everyone, you can always empower someone.

Two-minute read

It Isn’t What You Teach

Associate Will Ryan shares the eight common factors he has observed in classrooms where the teaching and learning makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end.

Five-minute read

A Corridor of Curiosities

Associate and Primary deputy head Jonathan Lear has helped create a Corridor of Curiosity at his multicultural inner-city primary school. Find out what it is, who inspired him, how he went about it and why he did it.

Five-minute read

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