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Easy as ABC (or CPD) – a beginner's guide to education acronyms

​Education is awash with acronyms. ITT is tricky at the best of times, but it can be even harder if you don't know your SLT from your HOYs, HODs or HOFs – or your LOs from your LOs (yes, there are two kinds). Here's our brief guide to the acronyms you are most likely to come across regularly (we would rival War and Peace if we included them all).AA...
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Do your students have academic buoyancy? Here are five ways to help them develop it

Have you heard of academic buoyancy? While it isn't widely known about, it may be one of the most important areas of psychology for education professionals.It sounds similar to resilience but there are subtle differences between the two. Academic resilience often focuses on groups of students who face specific challenges – those with special educat...
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7 top tips to help teachers combat stress and find a better work-life balance

So you're working in your personal time because you just don't seem to be able to finish it all during the day and if everyone else at school is coping, why aren't you? There's marking to be completed, the next day's lessons to be reviewed, reports that need to be written, development plans to be created; the list goes on and on. Before long y...
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10 top tips to help teachers survive report-writing season

Your son is a saint – unfortunately the saint I refer to is the patron saint of fools Anon​You've marked your last assessment, planned your final lessons and you can nearly feel the drink in your hand and the sun on your back. The only thing standing between you and your summer holiday? A mountain of reports to write.Here, we ask teachers to s...
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10 principles of effective online teaching

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10 Principles of Effective Online TeachingOver the past few weeks, schools all over the world have moved to online learning. Thousands of teachers have had to quickly adapt to educating in an entirely online environment. Making that switch has been undeniably challenging. Teachers need help with methods that help them take offline learning online, ...
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