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Too much testing in schools?

It’s a common complaint from students, teachers, the press, and even the odd politician: there’s...

5 top tips for NQTs to crack assessment

Your first year of teaching presents you with a wealth of challenges. How do you manage...

Evidence-Based Education: Who should be doing what?

Being a teacher is hard enough, without spending unnecessary amounts of time on practices that...

Assessment and accountability

How many webpages, teacher forums and parent chat rooms abound with acerbic, defensive and...

6 elements of great teaching

"You’re a teacher. You know how to help people learn hard stuff. Do that."

Professor Rob Coe

The unintended consequences of pursuing an ‘outstanding’

Although I now have the luxury of not being accountable to Ofsted, for ten years as a primary...

Assessment for Teacher Learning: Making CPD responsive

Here’s the big idea – teachers can only improve their practice when they also improve their...

No robust evidence to prove learning styles exist

This week leading academics from the worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology expressed...

A Vision for Enhanced Professionalism

"Teaching is far and away the most important of all professions. Teachers make more difference...