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Internal promotions into school leadership: how to lead those who used to be your colleagues

Every professional who is new to leadership – or takes up a new leadership role – needs to consider how they develop relationships with those they lead . The same is true if you are promoted internally. There are many benefits and potential drawbacks to being promoted to a leadership position within a school where you are already employed. What is ...
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Teachers hall of fame for World Book Day 2019

We pick the best teachers' costumes for World Book Day 2019
There's no denying it – World Book Day is one of our favourite days on the school calendar. It's not just an opportunity to celebrate all things books and reading – it brings joy and silliness to schools across the country that makes teachers happy and learning fun. Nor did you brilliant teachers disappoint this year, donni...
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How to unwind in the school holidays: five top tips for teachers

Jill Berry shares her tips for teachers to relax during the school holidays
Throughout my 30 years in education – starting as a classroom teacher and ending as a headteacher – I worked hard: six days a week (and very occasionally, when a head, seven). I was committed and conscientious, I enjoyed my job and found it rewarding. The rewards and sources of satisfaction have continued since I left headship. Earlier this year, I...
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Brexit set to exacerbate widespread problems in education

Historically, many of the UK's teachers have - and continue to - come from overseas, settling in the UK through their work in education. However, the current Government's hardline approach to Brexit is threatening to make current issues in education worse, while adding a whole new host of others. Many of these revolve around migrant ...
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