Why schools are craving normality

Although the wider reopening of schools has begun, things are still far from normal for everyone in the school community. But after 13 weeks, teachers, leaders, children and parents, are all craving some sort of normality. In this blog I highlight the key areas where normality is needed and identify some ways in which we … Continued

How can you use edtech to streamline learning?

Lesson delivery technologies were constantly evolving, long before these challenging times. Now, whether it’s finding ways to streamline learning remotely, or enhance lesson delivery in the classroom, technology is often a useful component to support learning. Last year, our State of Technology in Education report identified the following technologies as having the most potential to … Continued

Growth mindset: supporting student self-reflection

Intelligence can be developed, it is not set in stone; this is the core concept of a growth mindset. It is a learning theory developed by Dr Carol Dweck, revolved around the belief that you can improve intelligence, ability and performance. When it comes to school education, a growth mindset is incredibly useful. It encourages … Continued

Should a learning change mean a teaching change?

Schools have witnessed unprecedented circumstances this year. As such, some of the country’s youngest pupils could be entering a new school year with only a few months spent in their previous setting. More importantly, transitional years like 6, 10 and 11 could miss a large section of their exam preparation. So, what does that mean … Continued