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A beginner's guide to Tim Oates CBE

Where does he work?Tim Oates is Group Director of Assessment Research & Development at Cambridge Assessment, which operates and manages three exam boards and undertakes research on assessment in education. His role involves leading a 40+ research group which focuses on national and international research on assessment and measurement. Quick fac...
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A beginner's guide to Professor Viviane Robinson

Where does she work? Robinson is currently a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Auckland, and academic director of its Centre for Educational Leadership. She is also a visiting professor at the London Institute of Education. She gained her PhD in clinical psychology from Harvard University in 1976.Quick facts: Nationali...
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A beginner's guide to Pasi Sahlberg

Where does he work? Pasi Sahlberg is currently visiting professor of practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and was formerly director general of the Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation in Finland. He gained his PhD in 1996 at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.Quick facts:  Born: 1969 Nationality:&...
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6 scientifically proven work-life balance tips for teachers

Teaching naturally attracts conscientious people. That's not to say that teachers are saints, but they often have a tendency to put others' needs before their own. And when you are caught up in the daily bustle of school and home life, it is easy to get overwhelmed.The enormous workload of the job is also a factor. The latest government survey [pdf...
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I like some of these ideas. However, putting off any tasks only allows them to pile up on top of those of the next or subsequent d... Read More
Saturday, 20 May 2017 10:36
John Socha
I saw the title, then eagerly read through the list. These weren't just tips but 'scientifically proven', so what's not to like. ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 17:59
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6 must read texts on mindset, resilience, grit and character

Natasha Devon, until recently the government's mental health champion for schools, said before departing from her post:Time and time again young people – and the people who teach them – have spoken out about how a rigorous culture of testing and academic pressure is detrimental to their mental health. At one end of the scale we've got four year old...
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