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A Refreshing Narrative (Part 2) with David Cameron

In Part 2 of my interview with David Cameron we explore teacher workload and what we should be focussing our efforts on to get the most out of teachers in 2020. David was a brilliant guest and I can’t recommend hearing him speak enough. You can hear him speak at the STEP conference on Saturday…

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A Refreshing Narrative (Part 1) with David Cameron

In this podcast I am joined by The Real David Cameron. David is a former Head of Education in East Lothian, Director for Children’s Services in Stirling and an Area Manager for a large group of Schools in Fife. He now works as a speaker, trainer, mentor, coach and adviser who has delivered conferences around…

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Slow Teaching with Jamie Thom

Jamie Thom is a full time English Teacher, host of the TES English Teaching Podcast and author of ‘Slow Teaching: finding calm, clarity and impact in the classroom’. Jamie is also set to release his new book ‘A Quiet Education: Challenging the extrovert ideal in our schools’. Jamie joins me to discuss ‘Slow Teaching’, teacher…

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What Works in Education with Lee Elliot-Major

In this podcast I am joined by the UK’s first Professor in Social Mobility, co-creator of the EEF’s Toolkit for Learning & Teaching and co-author of What Works? in Secondary Education, Dr Lee Elliot-Major. We discuss his career to date, social mobility and what schools can do to tackle this and his new book which…

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Every Teacher Needs to be a Leader with Stephanie Peat

Stephanie Peat is a Primary School Teacher who now works as a Lead Specialist of Professional Learning & Leadership at Education Scotland. We discuss what Teacher Leadership means to Stephanie and its importance for all teachers. We look in depth at the Teacher Leadership programme provided by Education Scotland and what participants of the programme…

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Our Ability to Learn is our Greatest Weapon with Bradley Busch

Bradley Busch is a Chartered Psychologist and a Director at InnerDrive. He co-authored ‘The Science of Learning, 77 Studies Every Teacher Needs to Know’. Bradley and I discuss his recent TedX talk, the book and its content and also some of his work on the Guardian Teacher Network. Bradley shares his top 3 studies from…

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