Why are so many teachers quitting the profession?
There’s concern across England that the recruitment and retention of quality teachers is gradually decreasing. This is leading to a...
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Teachers divided over smartphone use in schools
Following the decision by French Schools to ban mobile phones from classrooms beyond September 2018, we thought we’d put the question...
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Five top challenges for secondary school ICT departments
Technology influences young adults everyday; developing the core digital literacy of teenagers, and educating them on the dangers as...
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Raising awareness of teacher mental health
There is mounting pressure placed upon educators; the workload, the expectation to meet Ofsted standards, marking to take home, and the...
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Ten New Year’s resolutions for teachers for 2018
January is the month for preparing for the coming calendar year and making resolutions to improve behaviour and practices. In the...
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Maximise your school tech budget: ICT strategy 101
Against a backdrop of shrinking ICT budgets, tackling your school’s technology strategy might not be front and centre of your overall...
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Types of summative assessment and formative assessment
“When the cook tastes the soup, that’s formative. When the guests taste the soup, that’s summative.” Robert E. Stake, Professor...
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Five technology in education trends for 2018
It’s the final month of the calendar year but the world of education is already comprehensively planning for 2018. As SMT objectives...
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ActivPanel Guide
Using ActivPanel for effective formative assessment
Summary There are two principal types of pupil assessments in schools — formative and summative. Formative assessment refers to the...
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