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How can school leaders look after their wellbeing?

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When you have a leadership position within a school, at any level, there are two aspects of wellbeing that need your attention: your own, and that of those you lead. The two are related: if you do not safeguard your own wellbeing, you are less likely to be fully professionally effective, and you are not modelling the approach to wellbeing you want ...
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Dear students, thank you for being so wonderful that I forget about the stress and enjoy my career

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Dear students, Thank you. You may not know it, but you're fantastic. As the teacher, it is my job to create an environment that's as conducive to learning as possible. This may include considering seating arrangements, presentation of material, my attitude in class, how I handle discipline etc and, as much as I consider all of these aspects of the ...
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14 large (and small) ways artificial intelligence could transform teaching and learning

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"The education system needs to ensure that it reflects the needs of the future, and prepares children for life with AI and for a labour market whose needs may well be unpredictable." In its report, AI in the UK: Ready, Willing and Able? , the House of Lords Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI) considered how this technology will affect many as...
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Could coaching your teaching teams do more harm than good? It depends on what kind of manager you are…

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  There is very little correlation between the time a manager spends coaching an employee and their performance, according to new research. In fact, it's been suggested that some very hands-on managers actually do more harm than good. These surprising findings came from recent research conducted by a research company, Gartner, and are reported...
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What is pedagogy and why does it matter?

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  The quality of the teaching workforce and the teaching practice in classrooms is one of the biggest levers we have for improving student outcomes. Even after accounting for prior student learning and family background, research suggests that teacher quality is an important factor in student achievement. So, it follows, that energy, resources...
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